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USI DMS Hepatic Doppler

What type of flow direction, hepatopetal or hepatofugal, do the hepatic veins have? Hepatofugal flow
What do the hepatic veins drain into? IVC from the liver
What is stenosis or obstruction of the hepatic veins? Budd-Chiari syndrome
What will the Doppler signal look like in the hepatic veins? Spontaneous, pulsatile, phasic, and bidirectional
In what percent of people do the left and middle hepatic veins join before the IVC? 96%
What is the normal 2D appearance for portal veins? Bright echogenic walls
What carries nutrient-rich blood from the gastrointestinal tract? Portal vein
What percent of incoming blood does the hepatic artery Supply? 30%
What is the whole purpose of the portal system? Drains nutrient-rich blood from the bowel and spleen into the liver
A main portal vein with a diameter of _________, near the Porta hepatis, can be seen as a sign of portal hypertension. >13mm
Created by: Tburris5