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USIDMS Mesenteric/Renal Doppler

What two vessels join to form the main portal vein? Superior mesenteric vein and splenic vein
T/F: The SMA should have a high resistance waveform postprandial? False: low resistance
Budd-Chiari syndrome is considered what type of obstruction: pre-hepatic, intra-hepatic, or post-hepatic? Post-hepatic
What is the most common cause of portal hypertension? Cirrhosis
What direction should the portal vein flow? What direction should the hepatic artery flow? Hepatopetal for both
The SMA supplies blood to what parts of the body? Distal duodenum, small intestine, and colon
What abnormal process is also called "fear of food" syndrome? Mesenteric ischemia
A renal artery occlusion will cause the kidney to become larger or smaller? Smaller
The segmental arteries give rise to what arteries? Interlobar arteries- between the medullary pyramids
Which renal artery is longer? Right- courses posterior to the IVC
Created by: jmframe