SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Critical Care III
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are widely utilized to prevent pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients with deep venous thrombosis (DVT). Where implantation of IVC filters is associated with low morbidity and mortality, delayed complications such as IVC thrombus, device migration and IVC wall perforation can be life-threatening.