Greenfield filter

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Green·field fil·ter

(grēn'fēld),
a multistrutted, spring-style vena cava filter used to prevent pulmonary embolism.
A multi-strutted vena caval filter for preventing pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis

Greenfield filter

Filter umbrella Clinical medicine A vena caval filter for preventing PE, DVT. See Inferior vena caval filter.

Green·field fil·ter

(grēn'fēld fil'tĕr)
A multistrutted spring-styled filter usually placed in the inferior vena cava to prevent venous emboli from reaching the pulmonary circulation from the lower extremity.