Emergency retrieval of a G2 filter after complete migration in to the right ventricle JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY Kuo, W. T., Loh, C. T., Sze, D. Y. 2007; 18 (9): 1177-1182


A G2 inferior vena cava filter migrated completely into the right ventricle, resulting in chest pain, ventricular tachycardia, and hypotension in a 63-year-old man. Due to the filter's position, the patient was at high risk for further life-threatening cardiopulmonary complications. Percutaneous filter retrieval was successfully performed as a less-invasive alternative to open cardiothoracic surgery.

View details for DOI 10.1016/j.jvir.2007.06.006

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