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USIDMS Extracranial Carotid

What is a form of gravitational energy that is related to the weight of blood pressing on a vessel measured at a height above or below the heart level? Hydrostatic Pressure
What is the main form of energy in moving blood? Potential Energy
Accoring to Poiseuille's Law, what will have the greatest change in blood flow? the radius of a vessel
Flow direction is always relative to what? the transducer
Where in the body is pressure greatest at? the left ventricle of the heart
The right common carotid artery branches from what vessel? Brachiocephalic
The left common carotid artery branches from what vessel? the aortic arch
What term is a common indication for a caroid Doppler ultrasound that means a tingling and numbness? Paresthesia
What is a form of stroke where blood/hemorrhage leaks into brain tissue? Hemorrhagic Stroke
A subclavian steal will cause the vertebral artery to present with what type of flow? Retrograde
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