abdominojugular test


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abdominojugular test

A clinical manoeuvre for measuring jugular venous pressure based on distension of the internal jugular vein in response to pressure placed on the abdomen or liver. A positive abdominojugular test correlates with pulmonary capillary wedge pressure, right ventricular pressure and left ventricular ejection fraction.