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USIDMS Mesenteric Doppler

True or false. The celiac, SMA, and IMA must all be involved for bowel ischemia to occur. true
What is the most cephalad branch off the aorta that we image during a mesenteric Doppler exam? celiac axis
What does the SMA supply blood to? small intestine and colon
What vessel branches off of the aorta distal to the renal arteries? inferior mesenteric artery (IMA)
What is the velocity criteria for a >70% stenosis of the celiac artery? > 200 cm/s
True or false. The SMA & IMA should have low resistance flow patterns when fasting. false; high resistance flow patterns when fasting
What is the velocity criteria for a >70% stenosis of the SMA? > 275 cm/s
What plane should the origin of the splenic artery be viewed in? transverse
What two arteries make up the "wings" of the seagull image? the common hepatic artery and splenic artery
True or false. The celiac, common hepatic, and splenic arteries should have low resistance waveforms. true
Created by: ambuente
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