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What type of probe is typically used for Lower Extremity Arterial Duplex? Linear Probe 5 to 10 mhg.
What is the correct patient position for lower extremity arterial duplex? Supine w/ legs flexed and turned outward (frogleg)
List the arteries involved in the lower extremity arterial duplex exam. Distal Ao, common iliac arteries, external iliax arteries, common femoral artery, superficial femoral artery, profunda fermonal artery, popliteal artery, anterior tibia artery, and posterior tibial artery.
Define pseudoaneurysm and list two possible causes. A localized rupture or puncture of the arterial wall causes extravasation of blood into the tissues adjacent to the artery. Causes 19cardia catheterication 2) penetrating trauma 3) Graft anastomosis "blow out"
In the lower extremity aneurysms most commonly found? Aorta, iliacs and CFA, popliteal arter
What is Blue toe syndrome? lack of blood flow is a sympton of embolization is usually caused by thrombo- emboli
Popliteal aneurysms are associated with what other pathology? aneurysms elsewhere in the body.
What is Compartment Syndromes? Pressure in a compartment (fascia where vessels pass) exceeds arterial pressure. Necrosis may occur, usually doesn't affect large arteries.
What is Leriche's Syndrome? Occlusion of the abdominal aorta by a thrombus at its bifurcation.
Created by: trbarnes