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USIDMS Lower Extremity Venous

Are the GSV, SSV, and perforating veins deep or superficial veins in the lower extremities? Superficial veins
What else can valves of veins be called? Bicuspid valves or semilunar valves
What are deep veins mainly identified by? Their accompanying artery
Is primary venous insufficiency or secondary venous insufficiency more common? Secondary venous insufficiency
What can occur from cold sensitivity, emotional stress, and certain chemicals that are ingested or inhaled such as nicotine? Vasoconstriction
When valsalva maneuver is performed, what happens to the intrathoracic and intraabdominal pressure? Both increase
What are the 3 conditions that must exist for DVT to occur? Circulatory stasis, vein wall trauma, and hypercoaguable state
What does coaptation mean? Compression/compressibility of a vein
What is the name of the compression or thrombosis of the left iliac vein by the overlying right iliac artery? May-Thurner syndrome
When we inhale, the diaphragm moves downward and venous pressure in the legs gets pushed __________? Downward
Created by: jmhunt