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USIDMS Hepatic Doppler

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_______ means toward the liver, usually referring to the normal direction of portal vein flow. Hepatopetal
What does TIPS stand for? Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt
What is an accumulation of fluid within the peritoneal cavity? ascites
______ means away from the liver, usually referring to blood flow away from the liver. Hepatofugal
What is elevated pressure within the portal vein called? Portal hypertension
Patients should fast for how long prior to the exam? 8 to 12 hours
The _____ artery branches off the celiac trunk to the right. hepatic
Normal splenic vein flow direction is ______. hepatopetal
In normal patients, the diameter of the SMV can measure up to ____ at the trunk. 10mm
The normal diameter of the RHV is less than ____. 6mm
Created by: pahead