Tag Archives: IVC Filters

IVC Filter Complications Target of New Five-Year Study

Researchers from the fields of radiology and vascular surgery announced this week that they will launch a new study to determine the safety and effectiveness of inferior vena cava (IVF) filters, which have been linked to a risk of serious problems when some versions are left in place after the risk of a pulmonary embolism has passed. …

Bard G2 Filter Lawsuit Filed Over Perforated Vena Cava

A Texas woman has filed a product liability lawsuit against C.R. Bard over its G2 IVC Filter, alleging that the small, spider-like device, which is designed to prevent blood clots from travelling to the lungs and causing a pulmonary embolism, punctured her vena cava and caused other internal injuries. …

Up to Half of All IVC Filter Implants May Be Unnecessary: Study

  • Written by: Staff Writers

According to the findings of a new study, nearly half of all surgeries to implant patients with inferior vena cava (IVC) filters, which are devices designed to catch blood clots and prevent a pulmonary embolism, may be unnecessary or at least questionable. …

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