Vessel Wall Reaction after Vena Cava Filter Placement


Purpose: To evaluate the interaction between the Cordis Keeper vena caval filter and vessel wall in a porcine model. Methods: Implantation of the filter was performed in five pigs. Radiologic data concerning inferior vena cava (IVC) diameter and filter patency, filter leg span, and stability were collected. At 2 or 6 months post-implantation… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00270-001-0054-2


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