abdominal-jugular reflux

abdominal-jugular reflux

Abdominojugular reflux, hepatojugular reflux Cardiology An ↑ in JVP that follows 10–30 secs of pressure on the periumbilical region, which is due to an ↑ in flow of blood from the abdominal veins into the right atrium
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