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Retrieving a Tilted IVC Filter with Struts Penetrating the IVC

  • 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 illustrates retrieval of a suprarenal IVC filter which had tilted significantly with embedding of the filter struts into the caval wall.

Keywords

IVC filter retrieval Complications Tilting Embedded Snare 

Further Reading

  1. Iliescu B, Haskal ZJ. Advanced techniques for removal of retrievable vena cava filters. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2012;35(4):741–50.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Kaufman JA, Kinney TB, Streiff MB, Sing RF, et al. Guidelines for the use of retrievable and convertible vena cava filters: report from the Society of Interventional Radiology multidisciplinary consensus conference. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2006;17:449–59.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Oliva VL, Perreault P, Giroux M-F, Bouchard L, et al. Recovery G2 inferior vena cava filter: technical success and safety of retrieval. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2008;19:884–9.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Owens CA, Bui JT, Knuttinen MG, Gaba RC, Carrillo TC, Gast T. Endovascular retrieval of intracardiac inferior vena cava filters: a review of published techniques. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2009;20(11):1418–28.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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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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