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USIDMS Mesenteric Doppler

What are the 3 branches of the celiac axis? Left gastric artery, common hepatic artery, and splenic artery
What is the most cephalad mesenteric vessel? Celiac axis
Which vessel supplies blood to distal duodenum, small intestine, and ascending/transverse colon? Superior mesenteric artery
Which vessel is surrounded by a triangular area of fat in the transverse plane? Superior mesenteric artery
Which vessel supplies blood to transverse, descending, and sigmoid colon? Inferior mesenteric artery
The inferior mesenteric artery arises from the aorta inferior to the _____________________. Renal arteries
True or False? The celiac, SMA, and IMA must all be involved for bowel ischemia to occur. True
What is the most common reason of a mesenteric duplex exam? Chronic mesenteric ischemia
How does the SMA flow pattern change after eating? Changes from high-resistance flow pattern to low-resistance flow pattern
What type of flow pattern do the celiac, common hepatic, and splenic arteries all demonstrate? low-resistance flow patterns
Created by: jmhunt