Mobin-Uddin umbrella filter

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy


65-year-old male status post MVC, restrained driver. Patient is a known paraplegic.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male

Scout images from CT scan.

Modality: X-ray

There are 2 IVC filters. The first Mobin-Uddin filter is in the IVC and the other has migrated into the right lobe of liver hepatic vein.

Modality: CT

Coronal MIP showing the position of 2 IVC flters.

Modality: Annotated image

The MIP projections showing the filters.

Modality: CT

Volume rendered image showing the filter in IVC.

Modality: Diagram

Diagram showing the 6 struts, made of silicone rubber.

Case Discussion

There are 2 Mobin-Uddin IVC filters one of them has migrated into a hepatic vein in the liver.


This case is courtesy of Dr.William Bates of GRU, Radiology.

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Case Information

rID: 35605
Case created: 13th Apr 2015
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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