USIDMS Upper Extremity
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True or False: The deep veins in the arms are more affected by DVT than the superficial veins.
Which veins are connected with the median cubital vein?
The basilic and cephalic veins.
What are the components of Virchow's triad?
Venous stasis, hypercoagulability, and vessel wall injury
Which two veins are commonly used for indwelling catheters and feeding and drug administration?
Subclavian and internal jugular veins.
What is the benefit of lying the patient flat for this exam?
The hydrostatic pressure that tends to collapse veins is removed.
The subclavian vein branches into which two vessels?
The cephalic and axillary veins.
True or False: The radial and ulnar veins are typically always imaged during exams.
There will be no spectral Doppler signals when there is what pathology?
A complete thrombus
If there is an ipsilateral brachiocephalic vein thrombus, what will be seen?
Reversed flow in the internal and external jugular veins
What are treatment options for upper venous thrombosis?
Anticoagulation, catheter removal, thrombolytic therapy, and surgical decompression of the thoracic inlet.