Inferior Vena Cava Filters

  • F. Ezequiel Parodi
  • Murray L. ShamesEmail author


Deep venous thrombosis or documented thromboembolism in a patient who has a contraindication to anticoagulation. Recurrent thromboembolism despite adequate ­anticoagulation. Complications of anticoagulation that required discontinuation of therapy. Immediately after pulmonary embolectomy. Failure of another form of caval interruption, demonstrated by recurrent pulmonary thromboembolism.


Renal Vein Internal Jugular Vein Guide Wire Iliac Vein Common Femoral Vein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Vascular SurgeryUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA
  2. 2.Division of Vascular and Endovascular SurgeryUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA

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