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USIDMS Lower Extremity Venous

True or false. The deep system can be found above the fascia layer. false; it is below the fascia layer
The term ________ (proximal or distal) refers to close to the heart. proximal
What is the longest vein in the body? great saphenous vein (GSV)
During exercise, veins _______ to be able to allow for increased flow. dilate
What happens to all venous flow during the valsalva maneuver? all venous flow stops
True or false. Upper extremity veins will be more pulsatile than most in the calf. true
Where is augmentation performed related to the Doppler site? distally
Name one of the conditions that must exist for DVT to occur. circulatory stasis, vein wall injury, hypercoagulable state
What is another name for the gastrocnemius veins? sural veins
Which iliac vein is more prone to DVT? left due to iliac vein compression syndrome
Created by: ambuente