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USIDMS LE Venous Insufficiency

What is reverse flow, usually in veins with incompetent valves? Reflux
What is swelling attributed to fat tissue? Lipedema
What is long-lasting venous valvular or obstructive disorder? Chronic venous Insufficiency
What is the first step in the venous insufficiency protocol? Rule out chronic DVT
What is another word for "branch"? Tributary
What is the method called that uses infrared light to respond to changes in blood content in the subcutaneous circulation called? Photoplethysmography (PPG)
What does the DC mode detect? slow changes aka venous flow
What is the normal recovery time for a PPG test? > 20 secs
What method documents venous insufficiency and quantitates venous reflux? Air Plethysmography (APG)
When using the APG, what is considered an abnormal residual volume? 20-35%
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