This was presented in the cardiology fellow training course in Chennai – March 2012
(Acknowledgement : Paul wood collection , J.K Perloff , Credit to Images from open source )
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Looking at the neck veins for hours together has been a favorite pastime of our cardiology ancestors.Thanks to those sharp intellect , that has led us to this height of cardiovascular revolution. Measuring JV pressure by itself was considered a big science. Putting a patient in 45 degrees , marking the sternal angle, identify the oscillating venous column, measuring the vertical distance etc . . .
Now in 2010 , with bedside hand-held echo one can rapidly rule out an elevated central venous pressure by imaging the jugular vein directly . Here is an article from American heart journal
Soon , your mobile will double up as ultra-portable echocardiogram
Read this related article in this blog .