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USIDMS Extracranial Carotid

The widening of the CCA proximal to the ECA and ICA is known as the ______. bulb
True or false. The ICA will have a high resistant waveform. false; it has a low resistant waveform
What are the 3 branches off the aortic arch? right brachiocephalic artery, left CCA, and left subclavian artery
Off of what arteries do the two vertebral arteries arise from? the right and left subclavian arteries
What organ does the ICA feed? the brain
What is the first branch off the ECA? superior thyroid artery
True or false. The transverse plane is preferred when measuring the & diameter stenosis. true
Of the ICA and ECA, which is usually larger and located more posterior? the internal carotid artery (ICA)
The temporal tap may be used to help prove that the sonographer is scanning which artery? the external carotid artery (ECA)
When using Doppler on the vessels, what degree should you try to stay at? 60 degrees or less
Created by: ambuente