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USIDMS Upper Extremity Venous

Which routinely imaged upper extremity veins are superficial? Basilic, cephalic
How must a patient be positioned for an upper extremity venous exam? Supine
Describe normal upper extremity venous waveforms. Respiratory phasicity superimposed on cardiac pulsatility
Where is a common site for thrombus due to venipuncture? Median Cubital Vein
What is Paget-Schroetter Syndrome? Spontaneous thrombosis of subclavian/axillary vein
How is Paget-Schroetter Syndrome induced? Repeated extrinsic compression along with a hypercoagulable state
What is Superior Vena Cava syndrome? Occulsion or compression of the SVC
What is the main symptom of SVC syndrome? Edema of the neck, face, and arms (usually bilaterally)
What are 4 criteria to diagnose thrombosis of the upper extremity? Vizualization of thrombus, veins do not compress, no color/spectral Doppler flow, abnormal flow patterns
What is the term for blood cell clumping? Rouleaux flow
Created by: taylormrobbins1