Venous Imaging & Insufficiency

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Chapter 6 & 7


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  • 1. 
    A venous Doppler exam of the popliteal vein reveals a sustained flow signal upon release of distal compression.  This would indicate which of the following:
    • A. 

      Proximal Obstruction

    • B. 

      Venous Reflux

    • C. 

      Normal Venous Flow

    • D. 

      Distal Obstruction

  • 2. 
    Virchow's Triad is best described as the following:
    • A. 

      Circulatory stasis and hypocoagulability with intimal injury

    • B. 

      Circulatory stasis, hypercoagulability and intimal injury

    • C. 

      High cardiac output and intimal injury

    • D. 

      Intimal injury, hypercoagulability and poor stroke volume

  • 3. 
    Continuous, non-phasic venous flow unilaterally in a common femoral vein suggests which of the following conditions.
    • A. 

      Normal Flow

    • B. 

      Femoral Vein Thrombosis

    • C. 

      IVC Obstruction

    • D. 

      Iliac Vein Obstruction

  • 4. 
    What is another name of the abnormal popliteal structure containing synovial fluid?
    • A. 

      Hematoma

    • B. 

      Ganglion Cyst

    • C. 

      Baker's Cyst

    • D. 

      Lymph Node

  • 5. 
    The presence of respiratory variation in the femoral vein rules out DVT in the ipsilateral popliteal vein. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A condition resulting in a grossly swollen and cyanotic leg that is caused by iliofemoral venous thrombosis is known as:
    • A. 

      Stasis Dermatitis

    • B. 

      Lymph Edema

    • C. 

      Homan's Sign

    • D. 

      Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the perforating veins located in the upper Thigh?
    • A. 

      Cockett's

    • B. 

      Boyd's

    • C. 

      Hunterian

    • D. 

      Dodd's

  • 8. 
    Incompetence in this valve often leads to the entire GSV being incompetent.  Name this valve?
    • A. 

      External Iliac Valve

    • B. 

      Terminal Valve

    • C. 

      Mitral Valve

    • D. 

      Sapheno-Popliteal Valve

  • 9. 
    In addition to incompetent valves, which of the following is a cause of Venous Insufficiency?
    • A. 

      Arterial Occlusive Disease

    • B. 

      IVC Filter

    • C. 

      Chronic Venous Outflow Obstruction

    • D. 

      Atresic Great Saphenous Vein

  • 10. 
    With the patient standing, what time value is the threshold between normal and abnormal reflux in the deep veins?
    • A. 

      0.35 second

    • B. 

      0.5 second

    • C. 

      1 second

    • D. 

      2 seconds

  • 11. 
    Perforating veins exceeded this diameter have a high predictive value for being incompetent.
    • A. 

      > 1 mm

    • B. 

      > 1.5 mm

    • C. 

      > 2 mm

    • D. 

      > 2.5 mm

    • E. 

      > 3.5 mm

  • 12. 
    Which of the following describes the anatomical position of the popliteal vein compared to the popliteal artery?
    • A. 

      It lies Posterior to the Artery

    • B. 

      It's Lateral to the Artery

    • C. 

      It's Medial to the Artery

    • D. 

      It lies Anterior to the Artery

  • 13. 
    Thrombosis of the Left Common Iliac Vein by extrinsic compression of the Right Iliac Artery
    • A. 

      Marfan's Syndrome

    • B. 

      Nutcracker Syndrome

    • C. 

      Arcuate Ligament Syndrome

    • D. 

      May-Thurner Syndrome

  • 14. 
    Which of the following best describes Primary Venous Insufficiency?
    • A. 

      Insufficiency caused by chronic outflow obstruction

    • B. 

      Insufficiency caused by congenital absence of valves

    • C. 

      Insufficiency resulting from previous deep vein thrombosis

    • D. 

      Insufficiency resulting from poor arterial inflow

  • 15. 
    Which of the following veins should not be evaluated with the Valsalva Maneuver for Reflux?
    • A. 

      Popliteal

    • B. 

      Great Saphenous

    • C. 

      Common Femoral

    • D. 

      Proximal Femoral

  • 16. 
    Perforating Veins should be evaluated with the patient in which of the following positions?
    • A. 

      Supine

    • B. 

      Sitting, leg dependent

    • C. 

      Trendelenburg

    • D. 

      Semi-Fowler's

  • 17. 
    Why is Doppler Angle correction not necessary in Venous Imaging?
    • A. 

      Velocity is already known

    • B. 

      Velocity calculation is not necessary

    • C. 

      Doppler angle can be at 90 degrees

    • D. 

      Flow direction is not important

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