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USIDMS Lower Extremity Venous

Is the number of valves in the lower extremities higher or lower the more distal the veins are from the heart? higher
Does the IVC have valves? no
What type of venous insufficiency is the result of a previous DVT? secondary venous insufficiency
How do the intrathoracic and intrabdominal pressures change during the valsalva maneuver? they both increase, and all venous flow stops
What three factors are responsible for the formation of a DVT? Circulatory stasis, vein wall trauma, hypercoagulable state
What is it known as when synovial fluid is present in the popliteal space? Baker's cyst, aka Synovial cyst
What syndrome is when deep veins are absent or hypoplastic? Kleppel-Trenaunay
Are no swelling, intermittent pain when walking, and progressive SX all venous or arterial symptoms? arterial
What is a birdcage filter and what does it do? an IVC interrruption device that helps prevent a pulmonary embolism
What acute process is an ileo-femoral thrombosis completely obstructing venous outflow with massive edema in the thigh and calf ? Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens
Created by: hmdant1