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  • Fifty-two of these patients had multiple risk factors for DVT and had prophylactic vena caval filter placement. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The use of inferior vena cava filters has undergone revolutionary changes through the years and trauma patients are likely to be treated in an emergency setting and may not follow up with their physician to get the implants removed. (vascularnews.com)
  • The treatment of deep vein thrombosis in trauma patients has challenged physicians to know the best way to take care of those patients," said co-principal investigator DDavid Gillespie, chief of vascular and endovascular surgery at Southcoast Health System, Fall River, USA. (vascularnews.com)