Gartner vein phenomenon

Gärt·ner vein phe·nom·e·non

(gārt'nĕr),
fullness of the veins of the arm and hand held below heart level and collapse at a certain variable distance above that level. An unreliable test for venous pressure.

Gärtner,

August, German physician, 1848-1934.
Gärtner bacillus - a widely distributed species that occurs in humans and in domestic and wild animals, especially rodents. Synonym(s): Salmonella enteritidis
Gärtner method - a method of measuring venous pressure.
Gärtner tonometer - an apparatus for estimating blood pressure.
Gärtner vein phenomenon - fullness of the veins of the arm and hand held below heart level and collapsed at a certain variable distance above that level.
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