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DMS 423 - ML4

DMS Hepatic

What does the term hepatopetal mean? Toward the liver, usually referring to the normal direction of portal vein flow
What is the name of the syndrome describing a hepatic vein thrombosis? Budd-Chiari Syndrome
Approximately how much of the incoming blood into the liver is supplied from the hepatic artery? 30%
What vessel does the hepatic artery branch off of? Celiac trunk
How long should patients fast prior to a Hepatic Doppler examination? 8-12 hours
What is the normal diameter of the right hepatic vein? Less than 6mm
True/False. The normal SMV flow is hepatopetal. True
What is the term used to describe an abnormal increase in portal venous pressure as a result of obstruction of blood flow through the liver? Portal Hypertension
True/False. To be considered normal, the portal vein must measure greater than 13mm. False
What vessel of the liver demonstrates the brightest wall appearance? Portal Vein
Created by: mtlayton