Suprarenal vena caval filter placement: follow-up of four filter types in 22 patients.

@article{Matchett1998SuprarenalVC,
  title={Suprarenal vena caval filter placement: follow-up of four filter types in 22 patients.},
  author={W. Jean Matchett and Michael P. Jones and David R. McFarland and Ernest J. Ferris},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  year={1998},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={588-93}
}
PURPOSE To determine if suprarenal placement of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters is associated with renal dysfunction or other complications. MATERIALS AND METHODS Case files of all patients with suprarenal vena caval filter placement since 1985 were reviewed for clinical and biochemical evidence of renal dysfunction and renal vein thrombosis. The occurrence of associated complications, including IVC occlusion, filter fracture, device migration, and recurrence of pulmonary embolism was also… CONTINUE READING

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