Inferior vena cava filters: current best practices

@article{Rajasekhar2015InferiorVC,
  title={Inferior vena cava filters: current best practices},
  author={A. Rajasekhar},
  journal={Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis},
  year={2015},
  volume={39},
  pages={315-327}
}
  • A. Rajasekhar
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis
  • Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a common cause of inpatient and outpatient morbidity and mortality. While anticoagulant therapy is considered the primary means of prevention and treatment of VTE, inferior vena cava filters (IVCFs) are often used as an alternative or adjunct to anticoagulation. With the advent of retrievable filters indications have liberalized, to include placement for primary prophylaxis in high-risk patients. However, this practice is based on limited evidence supporting… CONTINUE READING
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