causes of hypotension and a raised jugular venous pressure

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The causes of systemic hypotension with a raised jugular venous pressure include:

  • severe biventricular failure
  • right ventricular myocardial infarction
  • cardiac tamponade
  • pulmonary embolism
  • severe cor pulmonale
  • acute severe asthma
  • tension pneumothorax

Last reviewed 01/2018

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