Monitoring the response to treatment of acute heart failure patients by ultrasonographic inferior vena cava collapsibility index

Yavasi O., Unluer E. E., Kayayurt K., Ekinci S., Saglam C., Surum N., ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.32, no.5, pp.403-407, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Objective: Our aim was to determine if N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) or sonographic measurements of inferior vena caval (IVC) diameters and collapsibility index (IVC-CI) have a role in the monitoring of acute heart failure (AHF) therapy.