An inferior vena cava filter was misplaced into the pericaval retroperitoneum. This was probably secondary to placement into and avulsion of the right spermatic vein. The filter delivery system was modified, and such misplacement should now be impossible.
- Filter complications
- Pulmonary embolism
- Vena cava, filter
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine