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?