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DVT423- TH3

USIDMS Mesenteric Doppler

QuestionAnswer
Most cephalad mesenteric vessel Celiac axis/trunk
Which branch of the celiac axis will a sonographer not see? Left gastric artery
What artery connects the SMA and Celiac axis? Pancreaticoduodenal artery
What artery connects the SMA and IMA? Arc of Riolan
Where does a stenosis in a mesenteric vessel usually occur? At the origin
Which vessel(s) must be occluded for bowel ischemia to occur? Celiac, SMA, and IMA
What is it called when a patient has a fear of food? Sitophobia
What type of waveform should the celiac axis have pre-prandial? Low resitance
What type of waveform should the celiac axis have post-prandial? Low resistance (Will not change)
Which vessel's waveform should change after eating? SMA, waveform should change from high to low resistance
What is the interpretation criteria for a stenosis in the mesenteric vessels? 70% stenosis
What could make Celiac axis have high velocities? Median Arcuate Ligament Compression Syndrome (MALS) Need to make them take in a deep breath and hold.
If an AAA is within _ cm of celiac or SMA then ___ are probably included. 2cm..... renals are probably included
Created by: thollander