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New Developments in Caval Filters

  • K. Amplatz
Conference paper
Part of the Radiology Today book series (RADIOL.TODAY, volume 3)

Abstract

In patients with recurrent pulmonary emboli, placement of caval filters is a well-established beneficial procedure. This is particularly true in patients who cannot be anticoagulated. Among the various filters, the Greenfield and Mobin models are most widely used.

Keywords

Solder Joint Femoral Vein Wire Loop Caval Filter Retrievable Filter 
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    Lund G, Rysavy JA, Salomonowitz E, Cragg AH, Kotula F, Castaneda-Zuniga W, Hunter DW, Coleman CC, Amplatz K (1984) A new vena caval filter for percutaneous placement and retrieval: experimental study. Radiology 152 [2]: 369–372PubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1985

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