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USIDMS Lower Extremity Venous

TRUE OR FALSE? Vasoconstriction is caused by heat sensitivity, emotional stress, and certain chemicals ingested or inhaled. FALSE-Vasoconstriction is caused by cold sensitivity, not heat sensitivity
For each 12" of vertical distance below the heart, there is ___ mmHg of hydrostatic pressure. 22 mmHg
During the valsalva maneuver, intrathoracic and intraabdominal pressure ________. increases
TRUE OR FALSE? Upper extremity veins will be more pulsatile than lower extremity veins. TRUE
Circulatory stasis, vein wall (intimal) injury, and hypercoagulability state. Virchow's Triad - these 3 conditions must exist for DVT to occur
Which of the following is not listed as a risk factor for DVT? HTN, high cholesterol, obesity, and oral contraceptives. High cholesterol
Baker's cysts are usually (lateral/medial)to the popliteal artery and vein. Lateral
Phlegmasia Alba Dolens usually presents with a ____ limb, and Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens usually presents with a ____ limb. Phlegmasia Alba Dolens - pale limb (pallor) Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens - blue limb (cyanotic)
TRUE OR FALSE? Persistent pain in the calf/thigh and SOB are symptoms seen with arterial problems. FALSE - persistent pain in calf/thigh and SOB are seen with venous problems
Doppler of the common femoral vein and popliteal vein, as well as the common femoral vein of the contralateral leg, will detect up to __% of DVT. 99%
Created by: amgilles2