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USIDMS Upper Extremity Venous

True or False. Superficial veins in upper extremity carry less blood than the deep veins. False
What is considered an intimal injury to cause an upper venous thrombosis? Indwelling venous catheter, pacemaker wire, stents, or venipuncture
Define a local and palpable cord. Suspected superficial thrombophlebitis
What vessel connects the cephalic and basilic veins? Median cubital vein
Define Paget-Schroetter syndrome. Spontaneous thrombosis of subclavian- axillary vein
Edema of neck, face, and arms and usually occurs bilaterally are symptoms of what? Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
A vein must be how many millimeters to considered for a bypass graft? 2.5mm
With a patient's arm positioned in the "pledge", the sonographer is visualizing what vein? Axillary vein
True or false. The subclavian vein only receives blood from deep veins. False
Superficial veins of the upper extremity are usually larger than deep veins. True
Created by: anhake