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USIDMS Upper Extremity Venous

What position is the patient placed in when scanning upper extremity venous? Supine
What are the 3 superficial veins of the arm? Basilic, Cephalic, and Median Cubital
What does an Allen's test determine? Whether or not the palmar arch is complete.
How can you determine the deep veins from the superficial veins? The deep veins have accompanying adjacent arteries. The superficial veins do not.
What vein is used as a landmark to determine where the subclavian vein ends and the axillary vein begins? Cephalic vein
What two veins does the brachial vein branch into? ulnar and radial veins
The brachial and basilic veins combine to form the ________? axillary vein
The right and left innominate veins combine to form the _______? SVC
Are veins proximal to the heart more or less pulsatile? more pulsatile
Veins that measure greater than ________ mm have better graft patency rates 2.5mm
Created by: jmhunt