Peripheral Vascular Surgery

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melmoon
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151546
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Peripheral Vascular Surgery
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2012-05-01 19:18:53
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Surgical Specialities & Procedures-Peripheral Vascular Surgery
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  1. The majority of abdominal aortic aneurysms begin:
    Below the renal arteries
  2. Arteriovenous (AV) fistula is preferred over an external shunt for long-term dialysis because of a decreased chance of:
    Thrombosis
  3. Fatty deposits on the walls of arteries are called:
    Atherosclerosis
  4. The rupturing of erythrocytes is called:
    Hemolysis
  5. The self-retaining retractor used during femoral-popliteal bypass is:
    Weitlaner
  6. A diagnostic test that examines blood flow & metabolic functions of the heart & brain is:
    Positron emission tomography
  7. What procedure is performed for chronic cerebral ischemia?
    Carotid endarterectomy
  8. The movement of blood through a vessel can be assessed by:
    Doppler device
  9. The agent used to flush an artery to prevent clotting is:
    Heparin
  10. A vascular clamp used for occluding peripheral vessels is:
    Bulldog
  11. The instrument commonly used to clamp the aorta during an abdominal aneurysmectomy is a/an:
    Satinsky
  12. The instrument commonly used to remove plaque from the carotid during an endarterectomy is a/an:
    Freer elevator
  13. Which synthetic marterial used for grafts requires preclotting?
    Dacron knit polyester
  14. The commonly used size of suture for peripheral vascular anastomosis of the popliteal artery is:
    5-0
  15. The scissors commonly used to extend the arteriotomy during an endarterectomy is a/an:
    Potts-Smith

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