Suprarenal filter placement.

  title={Suprarenal filter placement.},
  author={Lazar John Greenfield and Mary C. Proctor},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={432-8; discussion 438}
PURPOSE This study was undertaken to determine the clinical outcomes for patients with Greenfield filters placed in the suprarenal (SR) inferior vena cava (IVC). METHODS We collected data prospectively from annual follow-up evaluations of patients with filters. Patients underwent venous color-flow duplex examinations of the IVC and lower extremities, abdominal radiographs, and physical assessment. The outcomes for those patients with filters in the SR IVC were compared with the outcomes… CONTINUE READING
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