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Fig. 1 | The Ultrasound Journal

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From: Hepatic and portal vein Dopplers in the clinical management of patients with right-sided heart failure: two case reports

Fig. 1

a Doppler of the middle hepatic vein on Day 1 demonstrated S wave retrograde flow suggestive of tricuspid regurgitation and/or right heart failure. b Doppler of the right portal vein on Day 1 demonstrated pulsatile flow with intermittent flow cessation suggestive of venous congestion. c A net negative fluid balance of 1.9 L was achieved which resulted in on Day 2. d Then a net negative fluid balance of 4.9 L was achieved which resulted in the normalization to a continuous and anterograde phasic portal flow on Day 3

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