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DVT423_LEV insuff

doppler for insuff

What are the two types of venous incompetency? 1) Primary (congenital or malfunction of valves. 2) Secondary (post phlebitic or venous outflow obstruction)
If a patient has symptoms of venous insufficiency what else could you expect they might have? Deep and superficial incompetence.
What are perforators at the level of the ankles called? Crockett perforators
What is venous claudication? Aching pain
What are varicosities a sign of? Venous insufficiency
What is venous photophlethysmography? A screening procedure for the detection of reflux.
During postablation follow up what is the most important ultrasound documentation? The deep veins.
What has replaced stripping and ligation as the treatment choice for CVVI? Frequency or laser energy.
What are some common symptoms of patients with CVVI? Heaviness, fatigue, and restlessness
What vessel gives the eye sign? The appearance of the Saphenous vein.
Created by: mommy2bca