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DVT423_CA3

Mesenteric Doppler

QuestionAnswer
What can help when trying to locate a stent? Turning color off.
What does color on the top half of the color scale represent? Flow towards the transducer.
What type of resistance will the hepatic and splenic artery have post prandial? Low resistance.
What would be the normal resistance for the SMA with a patient who has been fasting? High resistance.
Where should the SMA be scanned during a mesenteric Doppler? As far distally as possible.
Where does the IMA originate? Anteriorly off the aorta slightly to the left.
What type of flow will you see in the IMA when fasting? High resistance.
Should you try to obtain an image of the celiac artery and SMA in the same duplex image or in multiple images? In the same image to confirm correct identification.
What is the most probable diagnosis of a person with true retrograde flow in the common hepatic artery? Celiac artery stenosis.
Created by: mommy2bca