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USIDMS Lower Extremity Venous

What are the veins that connect the deep and superficial systems? Perforators
True/False As the diaphragm moves down when we inhale, the lower extremity venous flow goes up. False
What happens to all venous flow when the valsalva maneuver is performed? All venous flow stops
What does it mean when there is no signal change with distal augmentation? Distal DVT
What is another name for redness of the skin? Rubor
What causes vasoconstriction? Cold sensitivity, emotional stress, certain chemicals that are ingested or inhaled
What is it called when the veins are halfway between contraction and relaxation? Tonus
True/False The greater saphenous vein is located medially to the deep veins. True
What is another name for spider veins? Telangiectasis
What is it called when a patient is experiencing pain while walking? Venous Claudication
Created by: mtlayton