Retrieval of Inferior Vena Cava Filters

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Filter Maximal IVC diameter (mm) Material Mean duration of implantation (range)a Denali (Bard Peripheral Vascular, Tempe, AZ) 28 Nitinol 140 days (5–454 days) Günther-Tulip (Cook Medical Inc., Bloomington, IN) 30 Conichrome 11 days…

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Surgical Management of Pulmonary Embolism

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Age, race, gender Behavior Disorders Treatments Old > young Prolonged travel Cancer Surgery Blacks > whites Sedentary lifestyle Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome Chemotherapy Men > women – Polycythemia vera Hormone therapy – – Genetic mutations – Studies…

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Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

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Fig. 42.1 SVCS due to an occluding tumor thrombus in the superior vena cava (SVC) Fig. 42.2 SVCS due to bilateral obstruction of the brachiocephalic veins shown by venography through…

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Venous Anatomy, Development, and Variations

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Fig. 1.1 Venogram of persistent left SVC (arrow). Used with permission from [9]. (c)2011 Povoski and Khabiri; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This image is from an Open Access article distributed…

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Open Surgical Treatment of Superficial Reflux

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Fig. 7.1 Varicose vein preoperative skin marking: the outline of the varicose vein and the most emerging points are marked with a permanent skin marker Great Saphenous Vein High Ligation…

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May-Thurner Syndrome: Diagnosis and Management

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Fig. 35.1 Venogram showing slow flow of contrast across the origin of the left CIV (A) and delayed filling of trans-pelvic collaterals (B) Fig. 35.2 Pelvic venogram demonstrating brisk filling…

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Venous Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

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Fig. 28.1 Anatomy of the thoracic outlet Chronic compression of the venous system at the thoracic outlet is thought to lead to cyclical inflammation and quiescence. This eventually can generate…

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