TITLE

Pulmonary Embolus after Vena Cava Filter Placement

AUTHOR(S)
DAVID, WHITNEY; GROSS, WILLIAM S.; COLAIUTA, ELIZABETH; GONDA, ROGER; OSHER, DAVID; LANUTI, STEPHEN
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Apr1999, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p341
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a study which characterized risk factors in patients who suffer pulmonary embolus after insertion of vena caval filter. Methods; Results and discussion.
ACCESSION #
1733809

 

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