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USIDMS lower extremity venous

What is a vein that is the companion vessel to an artery and travels within the deep muscular compartments of the leg? deep vein
What is an inward projection of the intimal layer of a vein wall producing two semilunar leaflets that present the retrograde movement of blood flow? valve
What is a newly formed clotted blood within a vein? acute thrombus
What kind of vein is superior to the muscular compartments of the leg? a superficial vein
The primary mechanism for the formation of venous thrombosis is __________. Virchow's triad
Venous thrombi very commonly begin around small valve cusps in the _____ because these are areas of slower blood flow. calf
__________ is a breakdown product of fibrin, which will be elevated in the presence of DVT. D-dimer
What are small bridges that connect the deep veins with the superficial veins? perforators
The femoral vein will be more _________ than the deep femoral vein. superficial
The __________ vein is the main drainage for blood leaving the calf. popliteal
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