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Aortic Penetration by Temporary Inferior Vena Cava Filters: Report of an Interesting Case and Review of the Literature.
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PMID:  22308213     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a patient who received a retrievable G2 filter and developed inferior vena cava perforations in multiple locations, including penetration of one of the prongs inside the aortic lumen. Furthermore, we conducted an extensive literature review of similar cases to describe the clinical presentation, aortic pathology, radiologic findings, treatment, and outcomes related to this complication.
Authors:
Manuel Caceres; Rebecca Braud; Darryl Weiman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-2-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular and endovascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1938-9116     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-2-6     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136421     Medline TA:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
University of Tennessee HSC-Memphis.
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