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Caval Perforation from a Malpositioned Inferior Vena Cava Filter

  • Jürgen L. HolleckEmail author
  • Eric Y. Chen
  • Jason Bonomo
Clinical Practice: Clinical Images

KEY WORDS

IVC filter inferior vena cava filter complications 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they do not have a conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jürgen L. Holleck
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Eric Y. Chen
    • 3
  • Jason Bonomo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System West Haven CampusWest HavenUSA
  3. 3.Yale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA

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