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Inferior vena cava filters

  • S.William Stavropoulos
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    Address reprint requests to S. William Stavropoulos, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Section of Interventional Radiology, 1 Silverstein, Department of Radiology, Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 USA
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    Section of Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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      Despite recent advances, venous thromboembolic disease continues to be a major source of morbidity and mortality. Pulmonary embolism (PE) accounts for up to 240,000 deaths per year in the United States and is caused by lower extremity deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in the vast majority of cases.
      • Bick R.L
      Hereditary and acquired thrombophilia preface.
      ,
      • Kearon C
      Natural history of venous thromboembolism.
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