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DVT423-ABW3

Mesentric

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The Celiac Artery branches into what 3 arteries? lt gastric artery, splenic artery, and common hepatic artery
The SMA/IMA should be _______ resistant "pre-prandial" and _______ resistant "post-prandial" high, low
The SMA supplies blood to the right side of the abdomen/bowel
The main collateral system for the mesentrics superior and inferior pancreaticoduodenal arteries
Where does stenosis usually occur? at vessel origin
Typically, how many of the 3 mesentric vessels have to be diseased before symptoms occur? 2 of the 3
How many hours does the patient need to fast before exam? at least 6 hours
Interpretation Criteria for mesentrics 70% stenosis
If you think that patient is showing elevated velocities in Celiac Artery due to Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome, what should you have the patient do? Take in a deep breath
Does Chronic Mesentric ischemia occur more commonly in men or women? women (40-70 yr of age)
Signs of Chronic Mesentric Ischemia -Abdominal pain and cramping after eating -presence of an abdominal bruit -weight loss -sitophobia ( fear of food) -diarrhea
True or False: Chronic Mesentric Ischemia is a common disorder False
Created by: awhitt3