Foreign Body Retrieval

  • Miltiadis E. Krokidis
  • Tarun Sabharwal
  • Andreas Adam


Percutaneous foreign body retrieval is a safe, minimally invasive and effective technique that may offer a valid solution when necessary. Nevertheless, careful use and appropriate placement of intravascular devices would prevent the loss of foreign objects. In the event of inadvertent embolization, knowledge, experience and adaptability should permit a safe percutaneous removal.


Foreign Body Inferior Vena Cava Inferior Vena Cava Filter Inferior Vena Cava Wall Catheter Fragment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miltiadis E. Krokidis
    • 1
    • 2
  • Tarun Sabharwal
    • 1
  • Andreas Adam
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyGuy’s and St Thomas’ HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of Radiology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS TrustSt Thomas’ HospitalLondonUK

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