Mid- and long-term outcome of patients with permanent inferior vena cava filters: a single center review.

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BACKGROUND Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are used to prevent pulmonary embolism (PE), especially in patients with active contraindication to systemic anticoagulation. The aim of this study is to examine the outcomes of patients who received permanent IVC filters at our institution. METHODS This is a single-center retrospective observational study with… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.avsg.2015.01.009

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