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USIDMS LE Venous Insufficiency

Name the two types of Venous Insufficiency. Primary- congenital absence/malfunction of valves. Secondary- post phlebitic damage to valves
Name the location of the Small Saphenous Vein. Posterior aspect of the calf.
There is no chronic outflow obstruction in the venous system if... Respiratory phasic flow is present at the popliteal vein and the CFV and Pop.vein are compressible.
When evaluating valve competency Spectral Doppler provides what kind of measurements? Quantitative.
Patient positioning when evaluating the venous system for valve competency? Reverse Trendelenberg.
When evaluating the venous system for reflux what are the two maneuvers used? Distal Augmentation and Valsalva Maneuver.
What does a PPG assess and evaluate? It assess intravenous pressure for LE reflux testing and evaluates for presence and severity of reflux.
Name the gold standard test for evaluating venous reflux. Contrast Venography.
Two types of Contrast Venography: Ascending- contrast injected into foot. Descending- contrast injected into CFV.
What is the major venous landmark when an ablation is being performed? The Inferior Epigastic Vein.
Created by: slwilliams2