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USIDMS LE Venous Insufficiency

The congenital absence or malfunction of valves in the veins Primary venous insufficiency
Valve destruction due to previous thrombosis and or venous outflow obstruction Secondary venous insufficiency
What are the 4 steps of venous insufficiency protocol? Step 1: Rule out chronic DVT Step 2: Reflux test of deep veins Step 3: Identify reflux in GSV, SSV Step 4: Identify incompetent perforators
What does EVLT stand for? Endovenous laser treatment
A brawny discoloration of the skin and also a symptom of venous insufficiency Stasis dermatitis
What should happen to venous flow during the Valsalva maneuver? All venous flow should stop
What should happen during distal augmentation? Flow should increase
True reflux will occur longer than_________? 1 second
What are the saphenous veins contained within? fascial envelopes
True or False? Most patients with severe symptoms of insufficiency have multiple system incompetence (deep and superficial). True
Created by: jmhunt