Bedside insertion of the inferior vena cava filter in the intensive care unit.

@article{Sing2003BedsideIO,
  title={Bedside insertion of the inferior vena cava filter in the intensive care unit.},
  author={Ronald F Sing and Brant Todd Heniford},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={2003},
  volume={69 8},
  pages={660-2}
}
Historically, inferior vena cava (IVC) filters have been inserted in the Radiology Department or the Operating Room. When initially designed, vena cava filters required surgical cut down of the internal jugular vein to insert a large (24 French) introducer and it was therefore necessary to perform this procedure in the operating room. Percutaneous methods… CONTINUE READING