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USIDMS Lower Extremity Arterial Doppler

What must be present for blood to flow from the heart to the extremities? A pressure gradiant- flows from high pressure to low pressure.
Some risk factors for developing atherosclerosis include... Genetics, high cholesterol, hypertension,obesity, diabetes, tobacco abuse
An ABI of 0.5-0.9 is indicative of what? Claudication.
When doing segmental pressures, what pressure difference between cuffs suggests there is disease present? > 30 mmHg
What should always be present in a normal PVR waveform? A dicrotic notch.
In what order should the cuffs inflate when performing PVR's? From the high thigh to the ankle.
T/F: Secondary Raynauds is considered vasospasm with no underlying disease. False- Secondary Raynauds is caused by an underlying condition.
Buerger's Disease can develop from Secondary Raynauds. What is another name for Buerger's Disease? Thromboangitis Obliterans.
The strength of a normal pulse is rated at: 2+
Pulse volume recordings are another name for what type of exam? Air plethysmography.
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