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USIDMS Upper Extremity Venous

What position is the patient placed in when scanning an upper extremity? Supine
What vessel is used as a landmark separating the Subclavian and Axillary Veins? Cephalic Vein
What type of transducer is used to evaluate upper extremities? 7-12 MHz or higher linear transducer
Repeated extrinsic compression of the subclavian and axillary vein leading to thrombosis is termed: Paget-Schroetter Syndrome
What does an Allen's Test determine? Whether a palmar arch is complete or not
Which set of upper extremity veins has an accompanying artery? Deep Veins
What happens to blood flow in the upper extremities during expiration? Decreases
What vein does the radial and ulnar veins unite to form? Brachial Vein
What's the primary concern with patients with acute DVT? Pulmonary Embolism
Name a superficial vein in the upper extremities. Cephalic, Basilic, and Median Cubital
Created by: katraylor
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