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DVT423- TR2

USIDMS LE Arterial Doppler

What must be present for fluid to flow from one point to another in a closed system? Energy Gradient
Where is the highest arterial pressure during systole? Left ventricle and thoracic aorta
Is there plug flow during systole or diastole? Systole
Describe an arterial ulcer in regards to location, depth and regularity, pain level, length of time. Bony prominences, deep and circular, extremely painful, progressive.
What is the most common symptom of peripheral arterial disease? Claudication
What are 4 signs of SEVERE peripheral vascular disease? Night pain, dependant rubor, ischemic rest pain, ulceration, necrosis, gangrene
What is the most common arterial pathology? Atheroscloerosis/arteriosclerosis
What is important to mention about the location of an abdominal aorta aneurysm? Relationship to renal arteries
When doing segmental pressures, how will the pressures appear from the ankle to the high thigh? Lower at the ankle, increasing through the high thigh
What does the doppler signal look like when a signal is obtained proximal to an area of obstruction? Dampened, monophasic
Created by: taylormrobbins1