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USIDMS Lower Extremity Arterial Doppler

Where is the highest pressure in the arterial system located and when does this take place? left ventricle and thoracic aorta during systole.
T/F The diameter of a vessel determines the amount of friction: the smaller the radius, the less friction and less amount of flow. False. The smaller the radius,the GREATER the friction and the less amount of flow.
T/F The higher the hematocrit, the higher the viscosity. True.
What law predicts flow in a cylindrical vessel, descibing the relationship between pressure, length, radius, viscosity and flow? Poiseuilles' Law.
Where is the most common place for LE arterial disease? SFA.
This technique refers to how long it takes for the skin to turn pink after compression. Capillary filling.
T/F Arterial disease will be just distal of pain. False. Arterial disese will be just SUPERIOR to pain.
What is another name for plaque? Atherosclerosis.
This syndrome is compression of the subclavian or axillary artery. Vascular Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
This syndrome refers to renal vein entrapment. Nutcracker Syndrome.
Created by: hnmcroy