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DVT398- TH3

USIDMS Upper Extremity Venous

Normal Upper Venous Flow is considered...? Respiratory phasicity, superimposed on: cardiac pulsatility
The hand should be on what side of the ultrasound screen? Although uncommon it's the right side (inferior) [Most sonographers place the hand on the left side due to probe comfort]
What can the sonographer do if they are struggling to see the axillary v? Abduct arm
What upper extremity vein do you need to do a contralateral image on for ICAVL? Subclavian vein
What veins do you scan for hemodialysis access placement? Superficial veins only
What is Paget-Shroetter syndrome? Effort-induced thrombosis in subclavian- axillary vein
Superior Vena Cava syndrome appears as what? Edema of neck, face and arms, usually bilaterally from occlusion or compression of SVC.
Saphenous vein "mapping" can be used for...? CABG, fem-pop, fem-tib bypass graph,
What is the smallest size a vein can be to be used for a graph? 3mm
90% of incompetent perforating veins are greater than or equal to...? 3.5 mm
What is Raynaud's syndrome? arterial occlusive vasospasm, cold hands
What does the Allen's test determine? If the patient has an intact palmer arch?
What does PPG stand for? Photoplhlethysmagraphy
If waveforms flatline during one compression of the wrist...? Dominance of ulnar or radial artery
Created by: thollander