Greenfield filter

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.
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Bonn, "Percutaneous retrieval of a Greenfield filter after migration to the left pulmonary artery," Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, vol.
Are routine inferior vena cavograms necessary before Greenfield filter placement?
In 1973, the Greenfield filter was introduced which could be inserted percutaneously and have received wide success.
Her history included deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, diabetes, hypertension, placement of a Greenfield filter, and right knee replacement.
Lessons learned from a 6 year clinical experience with SVC Greenfield filter. J Vasc Surg 2000; 32: 881- 887.
She also has antiphospholipid antibody syndrome with recurrent deep vein thromboses and pulmonary embolisms necessitating a Greenfield filter placement, which has been complicated by venous stasis syndrome.
After initial stabilization including placement of a Greenfield filter, surgery was performed through a Kocher-Langenbeck approach.
Six of the 11 patients had Greenfield filters placed preoperatively.
One patient received warfarin, and a Greenfield filter was considered for patent foramen ovale.
18, inserted a Greenfield filter, according to a statement Oct.
The Greenfield filter is the most extensively reviewed and evaluated permanent filter.
Data on vena cave filters are limited Data supporting superior vena cave Greenfield filters to treat UEVT are extremely limited.