Retrievable vena caval filter percutaneously introduced

G. Lund, J. Rysavy, D. W. Hunter, W. R. Castaneda-Zuniga, K. Amplatz

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A vena caval filter than can be introduced percutaneously via the femoral vein is described. We placed these filters in five patients without complications. Experimental work in filter removal one to two weeks after insertion in dogs has been performed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

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  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Lund, G., Rysavy, J., Hunter, D. W., Castaneda-Zuniga, W. R., & Amplatz, K. (1985). Retrievable vena caval filter percutaneously introduced. Radiology, 155(3).