Valsalva's maneuver


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Valsalva's maneuver

n. maniobra, experimento de Valsalva, procedimiento para demostrar la permeabilidad de la trompa de Eustaquio o de ajustar la presión del oído medio mediante una espiración forzada con la boca y la nariz tapadas.
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However, tennis requires upper body strength that in turn elicits Valsalva's maneuver, which is more often associated with lifting heavy weights.
Spontaneous pneumoventricle is a rare condition, almost always related to CSF leakage, Valsalva's maneuver 5, chronic cough, long airplane trips 10, or deep diving.
In upper segments, a higher frequency of reflux was found with semi-Fowler plus Valsalva's maneuver; in intermediate segments there were similar reflux prevalences using both positions; and, in lower segments, there was more reflux using standing position plus Valsalva's maneuver.
They can enlarge with crying, with Valsalva's maneuver, or with compression of the jugular veins (Furstenberg's sign).
Still's murmur decreases in intensity with standing and during Valsalva's maneuver, while HOCM does the opposite.
Luber and his associates found that when patients returned 1 month later, only 25% were doing Kegel exercises correctly Half weren't even attempting to do Kegel exercises, and 25% were doing a Valsalva's maneuver.
10) He postulated that an increase in alveolar pressure secondary to an increase in intrathoracic pressure against a total or partial obstruction (as occurs during Valsalva's maneuver and explosive cough) leads to marginal alveolar rupture.
The patient is asked to sit on the commode at rest, squeeze her pelvic floor, perform Valsalva's maneuver, and then defecate, with images taken throughout.
The abnormal blood pressure response to Valsalva's maneuver seen in heart failure--a blunted pulse amplitude ratio--correlates with natriuretic peptide level, exercise capacity, clinical symptoms, and physical signs; in short, with every important prognostic indicator.
We report a case of this complication in a young man who forcefully performed Valsalva's maneuver following a tonsillectomy.
These patients should supplement aerobic exercise with resistance training but should never do isometric contractions, which produce Valsalva's maneuver.