What does this IVC ultrasound suggest?

A 52 year-old male presents to the ED with acute onset of shortness of breath and chest pain.  He has a history of hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and diabetes.  His initial vital signs show a HR of 126, RR 34, BP 110/76, O2 sats of 93% on RA, and temp of 37.6.  During his assessment, a bedside ultrasound of his IVC is performed. 

What do you think of the IVC?

What is in your differential?

What else do you want to scan on this patient?

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Teresa Wu3 Comments