Improving the retrieval rate of inferior vena cava filters with a multidisciplinary team approach.


OBJECTIVE The option to retrieve inferior vena cava (IVC) filters has resulted in an increase in the utilization of these devices as stopgap measures in patients with relative contraindications to anticoagulation. These retrievable IVC filters, however, are often not retrieved and become permanent. Recent data from our institution confirmed a historically… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jvsv.2015.11.002


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