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Vena Cava Filter

  • Huajuan Mao
  • Junmin Bao
  • Wenping Hu
Chapter

Abstract

Vena cava filters are filter units designed to prevent the dropped embolus of the inferior vena cava system from pulmonary artery embolism. They are classified into temporary filters and permanent filters. Based on different brands, this chapter elaborates on the structures, features, and model types of filters.

Keywords

Vena cava filter Structure and features Model types 

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. and Shanghai Scientific and Technical Publishers 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Vascular SurgeryChanghai Hospital, Second Military Medical UniversityShanghaiChina

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