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USIDMS Upper Extremity Venous

What is the best position to have your patient in while scanning the veins in the arm? supine
Describe normal upper extremity venous flow. respiratory phasicity, superimposed on cardiac pulsatility, most pronounced closest to the heart
Which contralateral vein should always be scanned for comparison? subclavian vein
True or false. Paget-Schroetter syndrome is an effort-induced thrombus. true
What are some of the symptoms of SVC syndrome? edema of the neck, face, and arms; usually bilaterally
True or false. Superficial veins are affected more than deep veins in upper extremity DVT. true
The innominate veins are formed by the confluence of what two veins? the subclavian vein and the internal jugular vein
The axillary vein travels ________ (medially/laterally) to join the cephalic vein at the subclavian vein. medially
The brachial veins travel up the arm and merge together to form the ________ vein. axillary vein
The basilic vein branches off of what veins? brachial veins
Created by: ambuente
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