Inferior vena cava filter

What is an inferior vena cava filter?

An inferior vena cava filter is a device inserted percutaneously into the Inferior vena cava designed to prevent pulmonary emboli (PE) originating from lower extremity deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and to maintain caval patency.


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