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Tricuspid insufficiency after intracardiac migration of a Greenfield filter: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8808974     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report the only known case of intracardiac vena cava filter migration resulting in valvular dysfunction. Echocardiographic evaluation documented the filter stenting open the tricuspid valve, with wide-open regurgitation. This case, as well as 22 cases of filter migration reported in the English literature, are used as a background to review prevention and treatment strategies.
K V James; A P Sobolewski; J M Lohr; R E Welling
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0741-5214     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  1996 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-10-22     Completed Date:  1996-10-22     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:  494-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH 45220, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Foreign-Body Migration / complications*,  diagnosis
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / diagnosis,  etiology*
Vena Cava Filters / adverse effects*

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