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Lower extremity venous

What is the body's longest vein? The Greater Saphenous Vein
which common Iliac vein is more prone to DVT and swelling? The left common Iliac vein, because the right Iliac artery can cause compression.
What are the veins called that connect the deep system and superficial system? Perforating veins
Is the common femoral vein medial or lateral to the common femoral artery? Medial
At what junction does the greater Saphenous vein branch off the common femoral vein? The Saphenofemoral junction.
Which plane is best for evaluating for DVT? Transverse with compression.
What is another name for the profunda vein? The deep femoral vein.
What is the function of the Soleal Sinuses? They serve as venous blood reservoirs in the calf.
What is the "current" term for the vessel that used to be called the superficial femoral vein? Why? Femoral vein, because it is part of the deep system.
What type of valves are within the venous system? Bicuspid valves.
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