Aorta and IVC Ultrasound

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Question #1

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When measuring the abdominal aorta for aneurysm, where should the calipers be placed?

  • A. Outside wall to inside wall
  • B. Outside wall to outside wall
  • C. Across the true lumen
  • D. Inside wall to inside wall
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The correct answer is B, outside wall to outside wall. You want to include the entire abdominal aortic aneurysm and should not underestimate its size.

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