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2012-11-13 21:55:17

Venous Disease
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  1. 198. Which of these patients would LEAST likely be considered at high risk for deep venous thrombosis?
    C. A 75-year-old woman admitted for transient ischemic attack
  2. 199. The primary concern in patients with acute deep v enous thrombosis is:
    B. Pulmonary embolism may occur.
  3. 200. Some causes of deep venous thrombosis may be:A. Trauma
    • B. Hypercoagulability
    • C. Extrinsic compression upon deep veins
    • D. Lymphangiitis
    • E. all except D
  4. 201. The greatest pressure of venous hypertension in secondary varicose veins occurs:
    B. During muscle contraction
  5. 202. Select the factor least likely to contribute to deep venous thrombosis:
    A. Diabetes
  6. 203. Virchow’s triad includes:
    E. Stasis, hypercoagulability, and intimal injury
  7. 204. Which is NOT a risk factor for DVT?
    D. Smoking
  8. 205. What percentage of pulmonary emboli originate from lower extremity deep venous thrombosis?
    A. >90%
  9. 206. The vascular technologist knows that chronic venous insufficiency and ulceration are:
    A. Chronic but controllable
  10. 207. Lymphedema may be caused by all EXCEPT:
    A. Obesity
  11. 208. A varicose vein is most often:
    E. A dilatation of the greater saphenous vein or superficial tributary
  12. 209. Varices resulting from deep-venous valvular insufficiency and incompetent perforators are called:
    B. Secondary varices
  13. 210. A Baker's cyst is a collection of:
    A. Synovial fluid from the knee joint
  14. 211. A thrombus is found in a gastrocnemius muscular vein approximately a third of the way down the calf from the knee. If this were to propagate proximally, it would next involve:
    D. The popliteal vein
  15. 212. A thrombus is found in a soleal vein, a bit proximal to mid calf. If this were to propagate, it would next involve:
    A. The posterior tibial veins
  16. 213- Approximately what percentage of untreated calf-vein thrombosis is thought to propagate to a proximal level (i.e., popliteal or above)?
    B. 15-20%
  17. 214. One complication of deep venous recanalization is:
    A. Damage to venous valves, allowing reflux