Vena caval filters.

  title={Vena caval filters.},
  author={Bernadette A Smith},
  journal={Emergency medicine clinics of North America},
  volume={12 3},
The patient with a caval filter poses a challenge to the emergency physician. Key considerations in management are a knowledge of underlying disease processes in this patient population, indications for filter placement, potential early or delayed complications associated with these devices, and appropriate diagnostics and consultation. Diagnostic evaluation should include plain radiographs to evaluate gross structural problems, filter migration, significant filter tilting or angulation, and… CONTINUE READING


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