The passive leg raising under pressure: focus on the impact of intra-abdominal hypertension

Victor Beaucoté, Guillaume Geri, Antoine Vieillard-Baron


The prediction of fluid responsiveness (FR) is a crucial part of the algorithm in ICU management as fluid expansion is the corner stone between the first-line treatment of acute circulatory failure and fluid overload (1). Passive leg raising (PLR) is a dynamic diagnostic tool of FR.