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USIDMS Mesenteric Doppler

What is the purpose of a Mesenteric Doppler Exam? To diagnose mesenteric ischemia.
True or False: Mesenteric ischemia is common due to the collateral pathways in the abdomen. False. It is uncommon due to the extensive system of collaterals.
Name the three arteries that must be involved in order for bowel ischemia to occur. 1. Celiac Artery 2. Superior Mesenteric Artery 3. Inferior Mesenteric Artery
How is acute mesenteric ischemia usually caused? By embolization.
True or False: Weight gain is a symptom of mesenteric ischemia. False: Weight loss
True or False: Patients must be NPO for a Mesenteric Doppler Exam. True.
In SMA Compression Syndrome, what is the SMA compressing against the Aorta? The 3rd portion of the duodenum.
How is mesenteric ischemia usually caused? By arthero occlusive disease in the vessel origins.
True or False: Mesenteric ischemia cannot be a chronic disease. False.
In median arcuate ligament compression syndrome, when is the celiac artery trapped/compressed by this ligament? (Expiration or Inspiration) Inspiration.
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