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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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