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Title: Failed Retrieval of Potentially Retrievable IVC Filters: A Report of Two Cases

Abstract

Retrievable inferior vena cava filters are being increasingly used for the prevention of life-threatening pulmonary emboli in patients who have temporary contraindications to anticoagulation therapy. We report two cases of failure to remove these devices.

Authors:
 [1]; ;  [2]
  1. Queen's Medical Centre, Department of Radiology (United Kingdom), E-mail: anil.kumar@doctors.org.uk
  2. Ninewells Hospital, Department of Radiology (United Kingdom)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21091283
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology; Journal Volume: 29; Journal Issue: 1; Other Information: DOI: 10.1007/s00270-005-0145-6; Copyright (c) 2006 Springer Science+Business Media, Inc.; www.springer-ny.com; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; EMBOLI; FAILURES; FILTERS; PATIENTS; THERAPY; VASCULAR DISEASES

Citation Formats

Kumar, Bangalore C. Anil, Chakraverty, Sam, and Zealley, Ian. Failed Retrieval of Potentially Retrievable IVC Filters: A Report of Two Cases. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1007/S00270-005-0145-6.
Kumar, Bangalore C. Anil, Chakraverty, Sam, & Zealley, Ian. Failed Retrieval of Potentially Retrievable IVC Filters: A Report of Two Cases. United States. doi:10.1007/S00270-005-0145-6.
Kumar, Bangalore C. Anil, Chakraverty, Sam, and Zealley, Ian. Wed . "Failed Retrieval of Potentially Retrievable IVC Filters: A Report of Two Cases". United States. doi:10.1007/S00270-005-0145-6.
@article{osti_21091283,
title = {Failed Retrieval of Potentially Retrievable IVC Filters: A Report of Two Cases},
author = {Kumar, Bangalore C. Anil and Chakraverty, Sam and Zealley, Ian},
abstractNote = {Retrievable inferior vena cava filters are being increasingly used for the prevention of life-threatening pulmonary emboli in patients who have temporary contraindications to anticoagulation therapy. We report two cases of failure to remove these devices.},
doi = {10.1007/S00270-005-0145-6},
journal = {Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology},
number = 1,
volume = 29,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Wed Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2006}
}