TITLE

Inferior Vena Cava Filters

AUTHOR(S)
Bergqvist, David
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
World Journal of Surgery;Feb2007, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p265
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the efficacy of the process of blocking the inferior vena cava to keep pulmonary embolization from the legs. There are about 900 research papers which concentrated on the literature search on different combinations of venous caval interruption and filters are conducted. Key information regarding the randomized trials are also presented.
ACCESSION #
23819188

 

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