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For an UE thrombosis which veins are affected more? a) Superficial b) Deep a) Superficial. Superficial veins are effected the most
Thrombi in the UE are usually caused by? An indwelling venous catheter or PICC line
What is Paget-Schroetter Syndrome? Effort induced thrombosis of the UE. This can happen do to anatomical factors, repeated motion or extrinsic compression of the subclavian or axillary vein.
Which fore arm artery can be used for CABG? The radial artery can be used for CABG.
Which superficial vein in the UE is usually the biggest? The cephalic vein, in most of the population, is the largest superficial vein.
What two tests are used to determine if a patient has an intact palmer arch? 1) The Allen Test 2) PPG Test
What is the minimum size a vessel diameter can be to be considered to be used for a graft? The minimum vessel diameter is 2.5mm.
What are the signs and symptoms of an UE thrombosis? -Pain and swelling of the UE -Possible shortness of breath, chest pain, or pulmonary embolism -Dilated superficial veins in the UE - Local erythemia and/or a palpable cord -Difficulties with an indwelling catheter
What are the three superficial veins in the arm? 1) Basilic 2) Cephalic 3) Median cubital
What is normal UE venous flow for the proximal veins? -Phasicity - Pulsatility which os more prominent in the vessel close to the heart
Created by: emhart2