Venous Imaging Techniques

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Venous Imaging Techniques
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2014-11-01 17:13:12
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  1. What are two other things that may cause a vein to increase in size?
    • 1.) Proximal compression
    • 2.) Valsalva maneuver
  2. What are 6 Non-thrombotic structures that can be mistaken for veins?
    • 1.) Lymph nodes
    • 2.) Popliteal cyst
    • 3.) Hematoma or abscess
    • 4.) Nerves
    • 5.) Bowel
    • 6.) Edema
  3. What areĀ 3 Non-thrombotic structures located inside veins that can be mistaken for thrombus?
    • 1.) Venous Catheters
    • 2.) Valves
    • 3.) Stents
  4. What Doppler characteristics are evaluated in lower venous extremity scanning?
    • 1.) phasic flow
    • 2.) competency of valves
    • 3.) augmentation of flow-venous destruction
  5. What are two ways to differ superficial veins from deep veins?
    • Superficial veins:
    • 1.) no accumptying artery
    • 2.) lies between two fascia borders
  6. What are 4 rules to follow when following the saphenous vein where it bifurcates?
    • 1.) follow the largest vessel
    • 2.) follow the fascial border
    • 3.) follow the deepest branch
    • 4.) follow the correct location
  7. What vessels do the Soleal Sinuses connect to in the calf?
    • Posterior tibial v.
    • and
    • Peroneal V.
  8. What bone do peroneal vessels lay superior to in a medial approach?
    Fibula
  9. What should Color Doppler never replace?
    Scanning in the transverse plane with compression with prode pressure.
  10. What does "bi-fed" system mean?
    two veins instead of one

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