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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29784126/endobronchial-forceps-assisted-and-excimer-laser-assisted-inferior-vena-cava-filter-removal-the-data-where-we-are-and-how-it-is-done
#1
James X Chen, Jennifer Montgomery, Gordon McLennan, S William Stavropoulos
The recognition of inferior vena cava filter related complications has motivated increased attentiveness in clinical follow-up of patients with inferior vena cava filters and has led to development of multiple approaches for retrieving filters that are challenging or impossible to remove using conventional techniques. Endobronchial forceps and excimer lasers are tools for designed to aid in complex inferior vena cava filter removals. This article discusses endobronchial forceps-assisted and excimer laser-assisted inferior vena cava filter retrievals...
June 2018: Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29781388/hospitalization-metrics-associated-with-hospital-level-variation-in-inferior-vena-cava-filter-utilization-for-patients-with-venous-thromboembolism-in-the-united-states-implications-for-quality-of-care
#2
Ming Chen, Amie Goodin, Hong Xiao, Qiong Han, Driss Raissi, Joshua Brown
Variation in the use of inferior vena cava filters (IVCFs) across hospitals has been observed, suggesting differences in quality of care. Hospitalization metrics associated with venous thromboembolism (VTE) patients have not been compared based on IVCF utilization rates using a national sample. We conducted a descriptive retrospective study using the Nationwide Readmissions Database (NRD) to delineate the variability of hospitalization metrics across the hospital quartiles of IVCF utilization for VTE patients...
May 1, 2018: Vascular Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29775172/septic-and-tumor-thrombosis-caught-by-inferior-vena-cava-filters-and-demonstrated-on-fdg-pet-ct
#3
Yiyan Liu
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 1, 2018: Vascular Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29774484/effect-of-post-filter-anticoagulation-on-mortality-in-patients-with-cancer-associated-pulmonary-embolism
#4
Jieun Kang, Seon Ok Kim, Yeon-Mok Oh, Sang-Do Lee, Jae Seung Lee
BACKGROUND: Malignancy is associated with an increased risk of venous thromboembolism. Inferior vena cava filters are a viable alternative when anticoagulation is infeasible because of the risk of bleeding. Although the current guidelines recommend that all patients with a vena cava filter be treated with anticoagulation treatment when the risk of bleeding is reduced, studies concerning the role of concomitant anticoagulation after vena cava filter insertion in high-risk patients are scarce...
May 17, 2018: International Journal of Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29773455/inferior-vena-cava-filter-strut-penetration-into-the-vertebral-column-a-case-of-10-year-clinical-follow-up
#5
David A Petrov, Aakash Chauhan, Sean Fitzpatrick, Daniel T Altman, Bethany Casagranda
BACKGROUND: The rate of vena cava (IVC) filter placement has increased over the past decade, especially in the orthopaedic trauma patient population. With the increasing use of IVC filters, radiologists and referring clinicians must be familiar with potential complications. CLINICAL CASE: This case report presents an 18-year-old polytraumatized patient who had an IVC filter placed and required T8-L2 posterior spinal fusion. At 4.5 years of follow-up, a computed tomography (CT) scan for painful spinal hardware incidentally found that the IVC filter had migrated into the L3 vertebral body...
April 18, 2018: Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29773423/management-of-giant-embryonic-vein-in-klippel-tr%C3%A3-naunay-syndrome
#6
Animesh Rathore, Peter Gloviczki, Haraldur Bjarnason
Klippel-Trénaunay syndrome is a rare mixed malformation characterized by congenital varicose veins, low-flow venous and lymphatic malformations, hypertrophy of soft tissue and bone, and capillary malformations. A 35-year-old man with a diagnosis of Klippel-Trénaunay syndrome presented to the clinic with significant pain and swelling in the left leg. Initial conservative management with compression therapy failed. He was then managed surgically with preoperative placement of an inferior vena cava filter (because of a history of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism), followed by resection of the lateral embryonic vein, ligation of large perforators, and excision of smaller varicosities...
May 14, 2018: Journal of Vascular Surgery. Venous and Lymphatic Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29773346/predicting-inferior-vena-cava-ivc-filter-retrievability-using-positional-parameters-a-comparative-study-of-various-filter-types
#7
A Gotra, C Doucet, P Delli Fraine, A Bessissow, C Dey, B Gallix, L-M Boucher, D Valenti
PURPOSE: To compare changes in inferior vena cava (IVC) filter positional parameters from insertion to removal and examine how they affect retrievability amongst various filter types. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 447 patients (260 men, 187 women) with a mean age of 55 years (range: 13-91 years) who underwent IVC filter retrieval between 2007-2014 were retrospectively included. Post-insertion and pre-retrieval angiographic studies were assessed for filter tilt, migration, strut wall penetration and retrieval outcomes...
May 14, 2018: Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29760849/acute-pulmonary-embolism-in-emergency-department-patients-despite-therapeutic-anticoagulation
#8
Michelle Y Liu, Dustin W Ballard, Jie Huang, Adina S Rauchwerger, Mary E Reed, Sean C Bouvet, David R Vinson
Introduction: Emergency department (ED) patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PE) despite therapeutic anticoagulation at the time of diagnosis are uncommonly encountered and present a diagnostic and management challenge. Their characterization and outcomes are poorly described. We sought to describe the prevalence and characteristics of therapeutically anticoagulated patients among a population of patients with acute PE in a community setting and to describe treatment changes and 30-day outcomes...
May 2018: Western Journal of Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29759846/balloon-dilation-of-an-inferior-vena-cava-filter-to-implant-a-leadless-pacemaker
#9
James Gabriels, Roger Fan, Stuart Beldner, Ram Jadonath, Mitchell Weinberg, Apoor Patel
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 26, 2017: JACC. Clinical Electrophysiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29737629/calibration-of-interface-properties-and-application-to-a-finite-element-model-for-predicting-vena-cava-filter-induced-vein-wall-failure
#10
Alejandra Pérez-Andrés, Estefania Peña
We present a computational framework that integrates experimental techniques and FE modeling to calibrate material fracture parameters of the vena cava and the interaction properties between a retrievable filter (Günther Tulip) and the vena cava wall. The fitted parameters were then used to analyze the interaction of the IVC filter with the vena cava during the deployment process. An idealized cava Finite Element model was then developed including residual stresses and physiological pressure conditions. Filter deployment was simulated and a comprehensive study of tissue-filter interaction was performed by cohesive surface modeling...
May 8, 2018: International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29733774/the-use-of-inferior-vena-cava-filters-in-spine-trauma-a-nationwide-study-using-the-national-trauma-data-bank
#11
Samir Sabharwal, Adam D Fox, Michael J Vives
Objective To determine the prevalence and variation of inferior vena cava filter (IVCF) use in the spine trauma population and evaluate patient and facility level factors associated with their use. Study Design Retrospective cohort. Participants/Outcome Measures Patients with spinal injuries were identified by ICD-9 codes from the National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB), the best validated national trauma database. Patients whose spine injuries were operatively treated and those who received IVCF were identified from procedure description fields...
May 7, 2018: Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29725809/vena-cava-filter-retrieval-with-aorto-iliac-arterial-strut-penetration
#12
Brian P Holly, Ron C Gaba, Mark L Lessne, Robert J Lewandowski, Robert K Ryu, Kush R Desai, Ronald F Sing
PURPOSE: To evaluate the safety and technical success of inferior vena cava (IVC) filter retrieval in the setting of aorto-iliac arterial strut penetration. MATERIALS AND METHODS: IVC filter registries from six large United States IVC filter retrieval practices were retrospectively reviewed to identify patients who underwent IVC filter retrieval in the setting of filter strut penetration into the adjacent aorta or iliac artery. Patient demographics, implant duration, indication for placement, IVC filter type, retrieval technique and technical success, adverse events, and post procedural clinical outcomes were identified...
May 3, 2018: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29724918/management-appropriateness-and-outcomes-of-patients-with-acute-pulmonary-embolism
#13
David Jimenez, Behnood Bikdeli, Deisy Barrios, Raquel Morillo, Rosa Nieto, Ina Guerassimova, Alfonso Muriel, Luis Jara-Palomares, Lisa Moores, Victor Tapson, Roger D Yusen, Manuel Monreal
Background: Studies have not well defined the impact of adherence to published guidelines on the outcomes of patients with acute pulmonary embolism ( PE ). Methods: In this prospective cohort study of patients admitted to a respiratory department (N=2096), we evaluated whether patients with PE had better outcomes if they were acutely managed according to international guidelines. Outcomes consisted of all-cause mortality, PE-related mortality, recurrent venous thromboembolism ( VTE ), and major bleeding events during the first month of follow-up after diagnosis...
May 3, 2018: European Respiratory Journal: Official Journal of the European Society for Clinical Respiratory Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29709932/an-unusual-case-of-inferior-vena-cava-thrombosis-in-a-healthy-male-bodybuilder
#14
Junichi Imanishi, Michiko Iseri, Masahiro Motoki, Sachiko Yoshikawa, Naohiko Sone, Tomoyuki Honjo, Kohei Kamemura, Kenji Kaihotsu, Masanori Iwahashi
Inferior vena cava (IVC) thrombosis is very rare, particularly in the absence of an apparent congenital caval abnormality or hypercoagulable state. We herein report an unusual case of a healthy and active 62-year-old male bodybuilder with a mass-like IVC thrombus. We placed an IVC filter and began treatment with rivaroxaban. The patient recovered successfully, and the IVC thrombus completely disappeared three months later. This case suggested that extrinsic compression of IVC by a tightened weightlifting belt around the abdomen is a triggering factor of IVC thrombosis, and rivaroxaban, a new oral anticoagulant, may be a useful option for treatment...
April 27, 2018: Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29706344/endovascular-removal-of-fractured-inferior-vena-cava-filter-fragments-5-year-registry-data-with-prospective-outcomes-on-retained-fragments
#15
Andrew J Kesselman, Nam Sao Hoang, Alexander Y Sheu, William T Kuo
PURPOSE: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of attempted percutaneous filter fragment removal during retrieval of fractured inferior vena cava (IVC) filters and to report outcomes associated with retained filter fragments. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Over a 5-year period, 82 consecutive patients presenting with a fractured IVC filter were prospectively enrolled into an institutional review board-approved registry. There were 27 men and 55 women (mean, 47 y; range, 19-85 y)...
April 26, 2018: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology: JVIR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29703478/management-of-recurrent-venous-thromboembolism-in-patients-with-cancer-a-review
#16
Siavash Piran, Sam Schulman
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) occurs in 10-20%% of patients with cancer and is associated with significant mortality and morbidity in these patients. The current standard of care recommended by international guidelines is to use low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) for 6months for the management of cancer-associated thrombosis (CAT), which is based on evidence from randomized controlled trials demonstrating that LMWH significantly reduced the risk of recurrent VTE compared with vitamin K antagonists. However, patients with CAT have a high risk of VTE recurrence of up to 20% despite receiving anticoagulation...
April 2018: Thrombosis Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29693482/express-inferior-vena-cava-filters-ivcfs-a-review-of-uses-and-application-to-international-guidelines-at-a-single-australian-centre-implications-of-venous-thromboembolism-associated-with-malignancy
#17
Philip Anthony Craven, Ciara Daly, Nisha Sikotra, Tim Clay, Eli Gabbay
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 1, 2018: Pulmonary Circulation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29685553/using-a-new-device-to-prevent-pulmonary-embolisms-during-pharmacomechanical-thrombectomy
#18
E Calleja, J J Ciampi, J J Puche, C Lanciego
We have used a new device to prevent pulmonary embolism during pharmacomechanical thrombectomy in a 25-year-old postpartum woman. The Angel® catheter (BiO2 Medical Inc., Golden, CO, USA) is a temporary device that combines the functions of a vena cava filter (VCF) with those of a triple-lumen central venous catheter. Normally, a VCF is implanted to prevent pulmonary embolism during pharmacomechanical thrombectomy. However, the complications associated with VCFs increase with time, not all of the filter can always be retrieved, and there can be iatrogenic effects both during implantation and retrieval...
April 20, 2018: Radiología
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29682116/treatment-outcomes-of-anticoagulant-therapy-and-temporary-inferior-vena-cava-filter-implantation-for-pregnancy-complicated-by-venous-thrombosis
#19
Nobuhiro Hara, Takamichi Miyamoto, Junji Yamaguchi, Takamasa Iwai, Sadahiro Hijikata, Keita Watanabe, Yuichiro Sagawa, Ryo Masuda, Ryoichi Miyazaki, Naoyuki Miwa, Masahiro Sekigawa, Tetsuo Yamaguchi, Yasutoshi Nagata, Toshihiro Nozato, Orie Kobayashi, Satoshi Umezawa, Toru Obayashi
Objective : Although deep vein thrombosis (DVT) followed by pulmonary thromboembolism (PE) is a critical complication during pregnancy, there have been few reports about its intrapartum management. We evaluated intrapartum management by using a temporary inferior vena cava filter (IVCF) in pregnant women with PE/DVT. Materials and Methods : Eleven women with PE/DVT during pregnancy between January 2004 and December 2016 were included. The patients were hospitalized for intravenous unfractionated heparin infusion after acute PE/DVT onset...
March 25, 2018: Annals of Vascular Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29678686/trends-in-vena-cava-filter-insertions-and-prophylactic-use
#20
John R Power, Kenneth R Nakazawa, Ageliki G Vouyouka, Peter L Faries, Natalia N Egorova
BACKGROUND: Prophylactic vena cava filter (VCF) use in patients without venous thromboembolism is common practice despite ongoing controversy. Thorough analysis of the evolution of this practice is lacking. We describe trends in VCF use and identify events associated with changes in practice. METHODS: Using the National Inpatient Sample, we conducted a retrospective observational study of U.S. adult hospitalizations from 2000 to 2014. Trends in prophylactic VCF insertion were analyzed both across the entire study population and within subgroups according to trauma status and type of concurrent surgery...
April 17, 2018: Journal of Vascular Surgery. Venous and Lymphatic Disorders
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