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USIDMS Extracranial Carotid

Is the ICA a low or high resistance vessel? low resistance
A long acceleration time results in what type of waveform? rounded waveform
What is the first branch of the ECA? superior thyroid artery
How long does a TIA last? less than 24 hours
How many extracranial branches does the ICA have? zero
A subclavian steal will demonstrate what type of flow in the vertebral? retrograde
What is the term for the loose connective tissue of an arterial wall that's seen as an echogenic line on ultrasound? adventitia
What type of tumors are carotid bodies? paragangliomas
On which side is a subclavian steal more common? left
Unless a patient is symptomatic, at what percentage of stenosis do most organizations perform carotid endarterectomies? 70%
Created by: katraylor