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DVT423-AG1

USIDMS Lower Extremity Venous Doppler for Insufficiency

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Related to venous valve distribution, the more distal in the leg, the (more/less?) valves there are. The more distal in the legs, the more valves there are
Competent ______ vein valves are the most critical components of the veno-motor pump. Popliteal
The greater saphenous vein diameter consistent with reflux is ___ at the sapheno-femoral junction, ___ at mid thigh, and ___ mid calf. SFJ: >9mm Mid thigh: >7mm Mid calf: >5mm
Which type of non-invasive venous testing measures volume changes and quantitates venous reflux? Air Plethysmography (APG) or “Outflow Plethysmography”
True or false? Congestive heart failure will cause unilateral leg swelling. False – CHF causes bilateral leg swelling
True or false? Deep vein thrombosis and venous insufficiency are more likely to occur in the left leg due to anatomy. True
Which type of ulcers are characterized by severe pain, little bleeding, and a deep, circular appearance? Arterial ulcers
A patient undergoes a PPG test, which turns out abnormal. You apply a tourniquet to the patient’s thigh and repeat the test. The test turns out normal. This indicates imcompetence of what? Greater saphenous incompetence
The greater saphenous vein carries approximately __% of venous blood volume in the legs. 15%
The typical confluence of the small saphenous vein is at the ______ vein. Popliteal
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