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vascular sonography-final review
Meaning of Capacitance:
ability to hold a large amount of fluid
Meaning of Compliance:
the ability of a blood vessel to change its volume in response to changes in pressure in veins mostly
Another name for Carotid bulb?
Meaning of Volar?
Where does the Brachial A. end?
ends at the Teres Major muscle
Meaning of ramifying?
ending or last branch
If we do not have collateral pathways in the cerebrovascular system what might we experience?
What are the two types of Laminar blood flow?
Define Poiseuille's Law
The relationships between pressure, volume flow and resistance.
It helps to answer the question of how much fluid is moving through a vessel.
Bernouille's principle shows what relationship?
velocity and pressure
What type of waveform does ICA have?
What type of waveform does the ECA have?
Where is one place where plaque tends to form?
in vessel bifurcations
What is the meaning of Pathogenisis?
What is the very bad type of plaque?
1.) b-mode--crypt or crates with an overhanging edge.
2.) color--reversal of flow
What is intraplague hemorrhage?
from a rupture of microvessels within the plaque. It comprimises the fibrous cap and endothelium layer.