Medical Definition of Valsalva

1. A manoeuvre elicited by bearing down for the purpose of decreasing venous blood return to the right side of the heart. The Valsalva manoeuvre can accentuate certain cardiac abnormalities (murmurs) for the purpose of diagnosis. (27 Sep 1997)



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