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Flashcards in MSK Session 11- Clinical Aspects Affecting Circulation In The Limbs Deck (11)
1

What is the common site of catheterisation to gain access to the right side of the heart?

Femoral vein

2

What is the blood supply to the knee?

The genicular arteries and their anastomoses

3

What are the two branches of the popliteal artery?

Anterior and posterior tibial arteries

4

What does the posterior tibial artery give a branch of?

The fibular artery

5

What does the anterior tibial artery becomes?

The Dorsalis pedis artery

6

What does the femoral artery give a branch of?

Profunda femoris artery

7

What are the common sites of atherosclerosis? (Rank 1 to 3)

1. Abdominal aorta and common iliac arteries
2. Coronary arteries
3. Thoracic aorta, femoral and popliteal arteries

8

What is the direction of blood drainage in the superficial and deep veins?

From the superficial to the deep veins via perforating veins.

9

What is venous return from the legs assisted by?

Calf muscle contraction as this compresses the deep veins and propels blood towards the heart.

10

Where do deep veins run?

Alongside major arteries (venae comitantes)

11

What is the common site of catheterisation to gain access to the left side of the heart?

Femoral artery

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