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Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 10--11

Inferior vena cava filters – An overview


Sasank Kalipatnapu, Sunil Agarwal 
 Department of Vascular Surgery, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sasank Kalipatnapu
Department of Vascular Surgery, Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 002, Tamil Nadu
India

Inferior Vena Cava Filters have been proven to prevent pulmonary embolism in patients with deep venous thrombosis with contraindications for anticoagulation. This short review aims to provide an overview of the current indications and guidelines for the usage of these devices.


How to cite this article:
Kalipatnapu S, Agarwal S. Inferior vena cava filters – An overview.Curr Med Issues 2019;17:10-11


How to cite this URL:
Kalipatnapu S, Agarwal S. Inferior vena cava filters – An overview. Curr Med Issues [serial online] 2019 [cited 2022 Dec 6 ];17:10-11
Available from: https://www.cmijournal.org/article.asp?issn=0973-4651;year=2019;volume=17;issue=1;spage=10;epage=11;aulast=Kalipatnapu;type=0