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All of the following regarding venous anatomy is true EXCEPT:

a. Veins are thin-walled, collapsible, and highly distensible to a diameter several times greater than that in the supine position
b. The venous intima is composed of a nonthrombogenic endothelium that produces endothelium-derived relaxing factors such as nitric oxide and prostacyclin
c. Venous valves close in response to caudal-to-cephalad blood flow at a velocity of at least 30 cm/s2
d. The inferior vena cava (IVC), common iliac veins, portal venous system, and cranial sinuses are valveless

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Chronic venous insufficiency ( CVI) is characterized by all of the following EXCEPT:

a. Incompetence of venous valves, venous obstruction
b. Preserved microcirculatory and cutaneous lymphatic anatomy
c. Eczema and dermatitis
d. Lipodermatosclerosis

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Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is associated with all of the following EXCEPT:

a. Increased morbidity and mortality
b. Pulmonary hypertension
c. Postthrombotic syndrome
d. No change in future risk of venous thromboembolism

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Virchow triad is characterized by:

a. Stasis
b. Endothelial damage
c. Hypercoagulability
d. All of the above

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Risk factors for inherited VTE include all of the following EXCEPT:

a. Dysfibrinogenemia
b. Factor V Leiden
c. Protein C deficiency
d. von Willebrand disease

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