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DVT423-ABW4

Hepatic Doppler

QuestionAnswer
Patient should fast ______ hours before Hepatic Doppler 8-12
MPV diameter should be measured during quiet respiration as it crosses the ________. IVC
A normal PV shows ___________ flow continuous
Portal hypertension can lead to -ascites -splenomegaly -GI bleed -jaundice -hepatic failure
Portal hypertension can be due to these 2 Post hepatic reasons IVC obstruction and hepatic vein obstruction
These are pathways that the body develops on its own to decrease pressure within the liver porto-systemic shunts
Common porto-systemic shunts -left gasric vein(aka-coronary artery) -gastric varices -recancalized umbilical vein -spleno-renal shunt
Where is a TIPS placed? between portal vein and hepatic vein
What are the 3 hepatic veins? right, middle, left
The hepatic veins drain into what? IVC
3 intrahepatic things that can cause portal hypertension cirrhosis, hepatic fibrosus, lymphoma
2 prehepatic causes of portal hypertension thrombosis of portal vein or splenic vein, extrinsic compression of the portal vein
Created by: awhitt3