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DVT398-TC3

USIDMS UE VENOUS

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Which size transducer is best at visualizing the brachiocephalic veins due to the bony structures surrounding? (Large/Small footprint) Small Footprint
Which vein is visualized both above and below the clavicle bone? Subclavian Vein
What vein connects to the cephalic and basilica veins? Median Cubital Vein
Which vein terminates at the junction of the cephalic and subclavian veins? Axillary Vein
To follow this vein, one must being in the upper arm midportion and locate the level where this terminates into the axillary vein: Basilic Vein
Compression of these two veins is generally not performed due to the vessel positioning Brachiocephalic and Subclavian Veins
Which two veins should be imaged if the patient's symptoms suggest thrombus? Radial and Ulnar Veins
Having this in the arm can lead to the development of a thrombus within the upper extremity venous system Catheter
Name some of the possible treatment options for an upper extremity venous thrombosis Anticoagulation, catheter removal, thrombolytic therapy, surgical decompression of the thoracic inlet with/without venous reconstruction
At or near the antecubital fossa, this communicates with the median cubital vein Cephalic Vein
What is an inward projection of the intimal layer of a vein wall producing two semilunar leaflets that present the retrograde movement of blood flow Valve
T or F: Superficial veins are more affected in the arms than in the legs True
T or F: The venous anatomy in the upper extremities is less variable than in the lower extremity veins False- More variable
Created by: tncox1