Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


USIDMS Renal Doppler

What is a horseshoe kidney? The kidneys are joined at their lower poles by an isthmus of tissue.
How does the right renal artery course? It initially courses anterolaterally and then moves posterior to the inferior vena cava.
Who are most at risk for atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis? The elderly, hypertensive patients, smokers, patients who have hyperlipidemia, and diabetes.
What is used to calculate the renal-aortic velocity ratio? The highest renal artery velocity and the peak systolic velocity of the aorta.
What can you do to find the presence of additional renal arteries? Increase the sample volume size and scan the para-aortic region.
What is the normal kidney length range? 9-13 cm
What might patients with acute renal failure present with? Pain and hematuria
How should the aorta and common iliac arteries look in B-mode? Anechoic lumens with smooth arterial walls.
Peak systolic velocities in the aorta range from? 60 to 100 cm/s
Flow reducing renal artery stenosis is considered what percent? >60%
Created by: arfair1