Retrieval of Gunther Tulip optional vena cava filters 30 days after implantation: a prospective clinical study.

PURPOSE To report on the feasibility and safety of retrieval of the Günther Tulip optional vena cava filter 30 days after initial implantation. MATERIALS AND METHODS From March 2004 to September 2005, a single-center prospective study was undertaken in 35 patients who required inferior vena cava (IVC) filtration. All the Günther Tulip filters (GTFs) were… CONTINUE READING