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USIDMS Lower Extremity Venous

What are the three conditions that make up Virchow's Triad Circulatory stasis, vein wall (intimal injury), hypercoagulable state
T or F. The IVC contains valves. False. The IVC does not contain valves.
A varicose vein is characterized by what diameter? Greater than 4 mm
For every 12" of vertical distance velow the heart, how much hydrostatic will there be? 22 mmHg
When doing the Valsalva maneuver, what happens to venous flow in the extremities? It will stop completely
What part of the vein does most acute DVT begin to develop? Along the valve cusps
A Baker's cyst contains what kind of fluid? Synovial fluid
What acute process is characterized by massive edema, pale or pallor limb, and ileo-femoral thrombosis? Phlegmasia Alba Dolens
Kleppel-Trenaunay syndrome is characterized by what? Hypoplastic or absent deep veins
What veins carry blood from the superficial veins to the deep veins in the leg? Perforator veins
Created by: ampund