[Vena cava filters in complicated venous thromboembolism. Ten years' experiences at Malmo University Hospital].

@article{Alhadad2002VenaCF,
  title={[Vena cava filters in complicated venous thromboembolism. Ten years' experiences at Malmo University Hospital].},
  author={Alaa Alhadad and Sara Bromander and Petr Uher and Krasnodar Ivancev and Ingrid Mattiasson and Anders Gotts{\"a}ter},
  journal={Lakartidningen},
  year={2002},
  volume={99 45},
  pages={4462-8}
}
All 74 patients treated with vena cava filter insertion during 1991-2000 at Malmö University Hospital were reviewed. Thirty-nine patients (53%) died during follow-up. Indications for permanent filter insertion (n = 63, age 25-89 years, 35 men) were contraindication for or side effects of anticoagulant treatment, or pulmonary embolism during anticoagulant treatment. Temporary vena cava filters (n = 11, age 19-85 years, three men) were inserted during surgery or thrombolysis. No complications… CONTINUE READING

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