Tag: IVC filters

Society of Interventional Radiology publishes IVC filter guidelines

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) recently published new clinical practice guidelines that provide evidence-based recommendations on the use of inferior vena cava (IVC)...
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Reviewing evidence for and against IVC filters in 2020

Following the publication of “Another nail in the coffin of vena cava filters” in the British Journal of Surgery, which considered potential problems with...

IVC filter moratorium “not in the best interests of our patients”

Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters have been a highly controversial topic in the field of venous medicine due to the high rates of complications associated with...

Cook Medical’s inferior vena cava filters fare better than ALN’s in...

Gerard Goh, Radiology, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, reported results from a comparative study of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters at CIRSE 2017 that...