Vena cava filter

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Patient Data

Age: 68
Gender: Male
CT

Metalic filter placed in infrarenal inferior vena cava. 

Case Discussion

Vena cava filter is an endovascular device which is typically placed in the infrarenal inferior vena cava to prevent pulmonary embolism in selected patients. 

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Case information

rID: 25103
Case created: 5th Oct 2013
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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