A review of inferior vena cava filters
The care of patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE) is delivered via a multidisciplinary team. The primary treatment for VTE is anticoagulation; however, placement of filter devices in the inferior vena cava (IVC) to prevent embolisation of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is a well-established secondary treatment option. Many controversies remain regarding utilisation and management of filters.
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Published CitationSheahan KP, Tong E, Lee MJ. A review of inferior vena cava filters. Br J Radiol. 2023;96(1141):20211125
Publication Date3 August 2022
- Beaumont Hospital
PublisherBritish Institute of Radiology
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