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USIDMS LE Arterial Doppler

What are factors to consider when trying to determine if the problem is venous or arterial? Location, depth and regularity, painfulness, length of time, gangrene
Where will the pathology be in relation to the area of pain? Just proximal to the painful area
What can be an effect of claudication? Progressive pain with exercise in the leg
What is the most common arterial pathology? Atherosclerosis
True or False: A diabetic patient may have more calcified arteries. True
What happens to arterial walls with atherosclerotic disease? Thickened
What is considered severely diseased regarding stenosis? 70%-99%
What will occur with a distal arteriovenous fistula, trauma, or cellulitis? Antegrade flow through diastole
What happens regarding color imaging at an aneurysm? Turbulance in dilated area
What is the most common problem regarding duplex arteriography? Calcification
Created by: arfair1