Adjustable temporary venous spring filter: in vitro assessment.

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RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES The authors performed an in vitro study to evaluate a temporary venous spring filter that can extend vessels of a wide range of diameters to a slit-shaped canal. MATERIALS AND METHODS Filters were placed in thin polyethylene tubes or in porcine inferior vena cava specimens (diameter, 10.0-16.0 mm). Physiologic saline was… (More)

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