Greenfield filter

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Green·field fil·ter

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

Filter umbrella Clinical medicine A vena caval filter for preventing PE, DVT. See Inferior vena caval filter.
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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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Recurrent pulmonary embolism despite inferior vena cava filter placement in patients with the antiphospholipid syndrome.
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Zuckerman, "Quality improvement guidelines for the performance of inferior vena cava filter placement for the prevention of pulmonary embolism," Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, vol.
McWilliams, "Inferior vena cava filter retrieval: effectiveness and complications of routine and advanced techniques," Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, vol.
The DENALI T rial: An interim analysis of a prospective, multicenter study of the Denali Retrievable Inferior Vena Cava Filter. J Vasc Interv Radiol.
Successful management of inferior vena cava thrombus complicating advanced germ cell testicular tumor with temporary inferior vena cava filter. Int .1 Urol 2005;12:513-5.
24 January 2012 - US-based medical device firm Crux Biomedical Inc said yesterday that its inferior vena cava filter (IVCF) with bi-directional retrieval (BDR) had obtained CE mark approval.
Inferior vena cava filter implantation and catheter thrombolysis with urokinase 30000 IU/100 mL/hr for catheter and heparin 100 IU/hr for sheath were performed for the treatment of DVT.
Experience with the recovery filter as a retrievable inferior vena cava filter. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2005; 16: 1189-1193.

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