Titanium greenfield ivc filter

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titanium greenfield ivc filter

(Science: radiology) Advantages: low profile: 14.3 fr introducer sheath, percutaneous placement, lack of ferromagnetic properties, low recurrent PE rate (3-5%), low iVC thrombosis rate (1-9%), successful placement (97%) disadvantages: maximum caval diameter = 28mm, tilting/leg assymetry, difficult placement from left femoral approach see also: indications