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Protrusion of Vena Cava Filter into the Aorta

  • Robert P. Allison
  • Anna Maria Belli
  • Joo-Young Chun
  • Raymond Chung
  • Raj Das
  • Andrew England
  • Karen Flood
  • Marie-France Giroux
  • Richard G. McWilliams
  • Robert Morgan
  • Nik Papadakos
  • Jai V. Patel
  • Raf Patel
  • Uday Patel
  • Lakshmi Ratnam
  • Reddi Prasad Yadavali
  • John Rose
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Abstract

This case discusses various methods which can be used in attempted retrieval of an IVC filter where the distal hooks of the filter have become incorporated into the caval wall.

Keywords

IVC filter retrieval Complications Embedded Incorporated 

Further Reading

  1. Caplin DM, Nikolic B, Kalva SP, Ganguli S, et al. Quality improvement guidelines for the performance of inferior vena cava filter placement for the prevention of pulmonary embolism. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011;22(11):1499–506.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Marquess JS, Burke CT, Beecham AH, Dixon RG, et al. Factors associated with failed retrieval of the Günther Tulip inferior vena cava filter. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2008;19:1321–7.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert P. Allison
    • 1
  • Anna Maria Belli
    • 2
  • Joo-Young Chun
    • 3
  • Raymond Chung
    • 3
  • Raj Das
    • 3
  • Andrew England
    • 4
  • Karen Flood
    • 5
  • Marie-France Giroux
    • 6
  • Richard G. McWilliams
    • 7
  • Robert Morgan
    • 3
  • Nik Papadakos
    • 3
  • Jai V. Patel
    • 8
  • Raf Patel
    • 8
  • Uday Patel
    • 9
  • Lakshmi Ratnam
    • 10
  • Reddi Prasad Yadavali
    • 11
  • John Rose
    • 12
  1. 1.Department of Interventional RadiologyUniversity Hospitals SouthamptonSouthamptonUK
  2. 2.Department of RadiologySt. George’s Hospital and Medical SchoolLondonUK
  3. 3.Department of RadiologySt. George’s HospitalLondonUK
  4. 4.Department of RadiographyUniversity of SalfordManchesterUK
  5. 5.Department of Vascular RadiologyLeeds General InfirmaryLeedsUK
  6. 6.Department of RadiologyCHUM-Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de MontréalMontrealCanada
  7. 7.Department of RadiologyRoyal Liverpool University HospitalLiverpoolUK
  8. 8.Department of RadiologyThe Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK
  9. 9.Department of Diagnostic RadiologySt. George’s Hospital and Medical SchoolLondonUK
  10. 10.Department of RadiologySt. George’s HospitalLondonUK
  11. 11.Department of RadiologyAberdeen Royal InfirmaryAberdeenUK
  12. 12.Department of Interventional RadiologyFreeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS TrustNewcastle upon TyneUK

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