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Late erosion of a prophylactic Celect IVC filter into the aorta, right renal artery, and duodenal wall.
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PMID:  20619588     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present the case of a patient with retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filter-related pseudoaneurysms of the infrarenal aorta and right renal artery, with associated erosion into the duodenal wall. The patient was seen 10 months following multiorgan trauma and placement of a prophylactic retrievable IVC filter (R-IVCF). Management required autogenous aortic reconstruction, caval repair, and subsequent right nephrectomy. This case demonstrates that R-IVCFs may be associated with significant risks, which is concerning, as a majority of prophylactic R-IVCFs placed after multisystem trauma are not removed.
Robert D Becher; Matthew A Corriere; Matthew S Edwards; Christopher J Godshall
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  52     ISSN:  1097-6809     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-04     Completed Date:  2010-10-28     Revised Date:  2012-10-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8407742     Medline TA:  J Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1041-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2010 Society for Vascular Surgery. Published by Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, False / etiology*,  radiography,  surgery
Aortic Aneurysm / etiology*,  radiography,  surgery
Device Removal
Duodenum / injuries*,  radiography
Prosthesis Design
Renal Artery / injuries*,  radiography,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures
Vena Cava Filters / adverse effects*
Vena Cava, Inferior / injuries*,  radiography,  surgery

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