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URR: Aorta and IVC
Terms in this set (34)
localized round outpouching that may have small stalk is what kind of aneurysm?
the vessel wall stretches in a circumferential manner and is the most common type of aneurysm
a tiny outpouching, usually found in the cerebrum and splanchnic arteries is what kind of aneurysm?
where is the most common location of fusiform aneurysms?
below the renal arteries
a common iliac diameter > ____ cm indicates aneurysm.
___________ syndrome with thrombus accumulation and embolization.
embolic material lodges in digital arteries in toes leading to cyanosis of the distal tissues in this syndrome
where is the most common location for a dissection?
a genetic disorder that affects connective tissue of the heart, vessels and bones is known as?
intimal layer tears and allows flow between the intima and media layers into a blind pocket
how is an aortic dissection classified?
debakey classification system; type I is the most common
blood escapes the artery and is encapsulated within the tissues with __________.
what is aortic stenosis most commonly caused by?
what is the most common location of a splanchnic artery aneurysm?
trunk vein formed by the junction of the two common iliac veins is known as?
where do the IVC and SVC empty into?
the IVC is _________ to the pancreas.
in the abdomen, inspiration ___________ the diameter of the IVC.
in the abdomen, expiration ____________ the diameter of the IVC.
what changes with valsalva?
what are the anterior tributaries of the IVC?
the right renal artery travels _________ to the IVC.
what is the most common variation of IVC anatomy?
IVC on the left side of the abdomen and usually crosses anterior to the aorta with this anatomic variant
the IVC does not extend the entire way to the right atrium, interrupted in the upper abdomen with this anatomic variant
what is the most common cause of IVC dilatation?
right heart failure
what is used to prevent emboli from reaching the lungs?
where is a greenfield filter placed?
below the level of the renal veins
what is the most common malignancy to invade the renal vein and IVC?
renal cell carcinoma
the IVC is normally to the _______ of the aorta and anterior to the aorta above the umbilicus.
a liver mass can displace the IVC ________ toward the aorta.
a right renal/adrenal mass can displace the IVC _________ and ________.
retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy can displace the IVC _________.
a tortuous or aneurysmal aorta can displace the IVC ________ to the right.
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