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Figure 4: Collapse of inferior vena cava. The presence of a small inferior vena cava with greater than 50% collapse on forced inspiration, or sniff, correlates with a low central venous pressure and suggests the pericardial effusion is not causing obstructive tamponade physiology

Figure 4: Collapse of inferior vena cava. The presence of a small inferior vena cava with greater than 50% collapse on forced inspiration, or sniff, correlates with a low central venous pressure and suggests the pericardial effusion is not causing obstructive tamponade physiology