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Inferior Vena Cava and Hemodynamic Congestion

Renato De Vecchis 1 , * and Cesare Baldi 2
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1 Cardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedio “Elena d’Aosta”, Naples, Italy
2 Heart Department, Interventional Cardiology, A.O.U. “San Giovanni di Dio e Ruggi D’Aragona”, Salerno, Italy
Article information
  • Research in Cardiovascular Medicine: August 2015, 4 (3); e28913
  • Published Online: August 1, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: March 28, 2015
  • Revised: May 6, 2015
  • Accepted: May 7, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.28913v2

To Cite: De Vecchis R, Baldi C. Inferior Vena Cava and Hemodynamic Congestion, Res Cardiovasc Med. 2015 ;4(3):e28913. doi: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.28913v2.

Abstract
Copyright: Copyright © 2015, Research in Cardiovascular Medicine. .
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Footnote
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