Venous Anatomy & Hemodynamics

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Chapter 5


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  • 1. 
    The Gastrocnemius Veins drain into what Deep Vein?
    • A. 

      Soleal Vein

    • B. 

      Posterior Tibial Vein

    • C. 

      Popliteal Vein

    • D. 

      Femoral Vein

  • 2. 
    Which of the following does not contribue to Chronic Venous Insufficiency?
    • A. 

      Incompetent Superficial Vein Valves

    • B. 

      Chronic Venous Outflow Obstruction

    • C. 

      Dysfunctional Veno-Motor Pump

    • D. 

      Stasis Dermatitis

  • 3. 
    Normal flow direction in Performating Veins of the Lower Extremities is from the Deep to Superficial Veins
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What paired veins lie closest to the fibula
    • A. 

      Posterior Tibial

    • B. 

      Peroneal

    • C. 

      Anterior Tibial

    • D. 

      Plantar

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the perforating veins found in the Medial side of the Mid to Lower Calf?
    • A. 

      Cockett's

    • B. 

      Dodd's

    • C. 

      Hunterian

    • D. 

      Sherman's

  • 6. 
    Return blood flow from the legs decreases during inspiration due to which of the following?
    • A. 

      An increase in intra-abdominal pressure

    • B. 

      A decrease in intra-abdominal pressure

    • C. 

      An increase in right side heart pressure

    • D. 

      A decrease in intra-thoracic pressure

  • 7. 
    Pulsatile flow in the Popliteal veins, bilateral, may be a sign of which of the following conditions?
    • A. 

      Proximal Venous Thrombosis

    • B. 

      Distal Thrombosis

    • C. 

      Incompetent Venous Valves

    • D. 

      Congestive Heart Failure

  • 8. 
    What is the main impediment to blood return from the legs to the Heart when sitting?
    • A. 

      Small vein diameter

    • B. 

      Right-sided Heart Failure

    • C. 

      Hydrostatic Pressure

    • D. 

      Extrinsic Compression of the Popliteal Vein

  • 9. 
    The Calf Muscle Veins that drain into the Posterior Tibial or Peroneal Veins are known as
    • A. 

      Small Saphenous Veins

    • B. 

      Soleal Veins

    • C. 

      Gastrocnemius Veins

    • D. 

      Perforator Veins

  • 10. 
    The Small Saphenous Vein usually drains into which of the following veins?
    • A. 

      Common Femoral

    • B. 

      Femoral

    • C. 

      Gastrocnemius

    • D. 

      Popliteal

  • 11. 
    The Giacomini Vein courses between what two vein segments?
    • A. 

      Great Saphenous to Accessory Saphenous

    • B. 

      Small Saphenous to Popliteal Vein

    • C. 

      Small Saphenous to Great Saphenous

    • D. 

      Gastrocnemius to Soleal

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