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A 60 year male of chronic obstructive lung disease is admitted to ICU with pulse 120/min and BP 80/ 60 mmHg. On right internal jugular cannulation CVP recorded is 6 cmH2O. The most likely diagnosis is:
|A||Congestive cardiac failure|
Low CVP with low BP indicates hypovolemia. While low BP with high CVP will be seen in all other conditions.