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USIDMS LE Venous Insufficiency

True or false. The SSV is located in the medial aspect of the calf. false: posterior aspect of calf
What is the first step for the venous insufficiency protocol? rule out chronic DVT
True or false. When performing distal augmentation, reflux should be above the baseline given that venous flow is displayed below the baseline. true
Should there be venous flow while a Valsalva maneuver is being performed? no, there should not be any venous flow
If the patient is not able to perform Valsalva, what can you do that will achieve the same results? proximal augmentation
True or false. Reflux is displayed after Valsalva. false: reflux is displayed during Valsalva
True or false. Most patients with severe symptoms of insufficiency have multiple system incompetence. true
What two superficial veins in the legs should be checked for reflux after the deep veins? the GSV and SSV
90% of incompetent perforator veins are greater than/equal to _____ mm. 3.5
Where are most of the perforator veins located? Cocketts region; medial ankle
Created by: ambuente