Flashcards in Vascular Access and Aorta Deck (12):
Multiply depth times 1.41 to get the distance the needle should travel in the ... approach for venous puncture
Short axis approach (assumes a 45 degree approach)
Catheters for venipuncuncture are usually ... in length.
The proximal aorta is marked by the take off of the ...
Celiac axis coming off anteriorly and then the take off of the SMA anteriorly afterward
The renal arteries occur within what distance of the take off of the SMA?
What vessel goes between the SMA and aorta?
The left renal vein
The aorta bifurcates around the level of the
Measure the aorta from .... to ....
Outer wall to outer wall
What is the greatest diameter of a normal aorta?
AAA is diagnosed at what diameter?
Greater than 3 cm
What percenage of AAA are infrarenal?
What establishes the diagnosis of ruptured AAA?
AAA with hemodynamics instability