Long-duration temporary vena cava filter: a prospective 104-case multicenter study.

@article{Bovyn2006LongdurationTV,
  title={Long-duration temporary vena cava filter: a prospective 104-case multicenter study.},
  author={Gilles Bovyn and J B Ricco and Philippe Reynaud and Alain-Ferdinand Le Blanche},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={1222-9}
}
BACKGROUND Nonpermanent caval filters are placed in critical thromboembolic situations in which anticoagulation therapy is transiently contraindicated, ineffective, or the source of complications. The purpose of this study was to assess the safety and effectiveness of a second-generation long-duration temporary caval filter in these situations and compare its utility with that of other temporary filters. METHODS This prospective study, including patients who underwent temporary caval… CONTINUE READING
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