Susan Karnstedt's Greenfield filter punctured a major vein and her small intestine. Dr. William Kuo removed the filter, treating her pain and saving her life.
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IVC Filter Clinic
Will my insurance (private, Medicare, or state aid) cover this procedure?
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Should I stop my current blood thinner, or start taking one if I'm not?
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