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USIDMS Lower Extremity Arterial Doppler

What is the most common arterial pathology? atherosclerosis
What is the narrowing or stricture of the thoracic aorta and is also a congenital anomaly? coarctation of the aorta
What is the compression of the subclavian or axillary artery called? thoracic outlet syndrome
What is the Doppler Shift equation? Doppler Shift= 2 x reflector speed x incident frequency x cos/propagation speed
Calculated by dividing the peak to peak frequency by the main frequency Pulsatility Index (PI)
What is the most common symptom of peripheral arterial disease? claudication
What are the two true claudication symptoms? 1. Relieved with rest 2. Easily reproducible with same amount of activity
This is typically trauma related and results in the defect in the arterial wall and must have a neck. Pseudoaneurysm
This is infection related and occurs when a preexisting aneurysm becomes infected or a new aneurysm is produced by an infection in the arterial wall. Mycotic aneurysm
What is renal vein entrapment syndrome called? Nutcracker syndrome
Created by: jmhunt