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IVC Reconstruction Is Effective for Filter-Related Thrombosis


Background: Iliocaval thrombosis is reported in 3% to 30% of cases following inferior vena cava (IVC) filter placement. Objective: To describe technical success, outcomes, and patency of iliocaval stent reconstruction of IVC filter thrombosis. Design: Retrospective, single-center study. Participants/Methods: 120 patients who underwent IVC reconstruction with or without thrombolysis for filter–related IVC thrombosis were included. Technical success of thrombolysis was defined as > more...
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