Günther Tulip filter

Case contributed by Dr Subhan Iqbal
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Inferior vena cava filter is endovascular equipment that is generally placed in the infrarenal inferior vena cava (IVC) to deter pulmonary embolism in selected patients. The procedure is performed by interventional radiologists under fluoroscopic guidance.

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