Vena cava filter

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Oncologic patient with contraindications to anticoagulation.

Patient Data

Age: 65

Cavography just after the filter placement.

Case Discussion

The IVC filter is an option for those patients at risk for pulmonary embolism and have some contraindication or lack of control for anticoagulation therapy. 

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Case information

rID: 31950
Published: 7th Nov 2014
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included