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DVT423-TC5

USIDMS Renal Doppler

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What is the Renal Doppler patient prep? Overnight fast, morning exam, diabetic patients may eat dry toast and clear liquids, no chewing gum/tobacco/no smoking prior to exam
What type of Renal Doppler exam interrogates the entire renal artery, bilaterally? Direct method
What are Renal Doppler indications Uncontrolled hypertension, decreasing renal function, abdominal bruit
What may arise form the aorta above or below the main renal arteries? Accessory (Polar) renal arteries
What is the purpose of renal Doppler exams? Identifying vascular etiology of hypertension
What arteries branch from the interlobars and turn at the cortico-medullary junction Arcuate arteries
What evaluates only the segmental renal arteries? Indirect renal Doppler method
What is the #1 etiology of renal artery disease? Atherosclerosis
What is the #2 etiology of renal artery disease? Fibromuscular dysplasia
What age group does fibromuscular dysplasia primarily affect? Women from 25-50
Created by: tncox1