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USIDMS LE Venous Insufficiency

What are varicosities, ulceration, and recurrent calf swelling just a few symptoms of? Venous insufficiency
What is an abnormal duration of reflux signs to occur? 1 second or greater
Normal flow should ________ when the valsalva maneuver or proximal compression occurs. stop
What surrounds both the GSV and the SSV? fascial envelopes
What is the gold standard for testing if perforators are incompetent? Using Doppler to demonstrate reflux
List the three vein ablation procedures? Radiofrequency (VNUS), Laser (EVLT), Sclerosing foam injection
What non-invasive venous testing uses infrared light to monitor blood cell content using the amount of light that is reflected back off of the cells? Photoplethysmography (PPG)
What is a normal recovery time in a PPG reflux test? over 20 seconds
How is patient's leg elevated during an Air Plethysmography (APG) exam? passively (someone lifts it for the patient)
What is the "gold standard" to evaluate DVT? What are three limitations of this exam? Contrast venography. Expensive, uncomfortable, negative reactions to contrast
Created by: hmdant1