Use of Inferior Vena Cava Filters in the Trauma Setting

Use of Inferior Vena Cava Filters in the Trauma Setting Curr Trauma Rep (2017) 3:223–227 DOI 10.1007/s40719-017-0092-0 VASCULAR INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY (O ZURKIYA, SECTION EDITOR) 1 1 Nicholas Voutsinas & Robert Lookstein Published online: 31 May 2017 Springer International Publishing AG 2017 Abstract Introduction Purpose of Review This review focuses on the usefulness of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters in the setting of trauma by Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism examining the scientific literature on this specific use for (PE) have been declared a major public health problem by IVC filters, as well as in other situations that can be extrapo- the US surgeon general [1]. Together, these conditions are a lated to the trauma setting. major cause of morbidity and mortality in the USA, affecting Recent Findings Recent research overall has indicated that over 350,000 individuals a year. In the 1800s, Rudolf Virchow IVC filters are not as benign as they were once thought to postulated on the cause of thromboembolic disease finding be, and that use of them should be more carefully considered three major causes, also known as Virchow’s triad: stasis, given the risks associated with the device. With regards to vessel wall injury, and hypercoagulability [2]. As a result, using IVC filters in trauma, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Current Trauma Reports Springer Journals

Use of Inferior Vena Cava Filters in the Trauma Setting

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Springer International Publishing
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer International Publishing AG
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Medicine & Public Health; Traumatic Surgery; Surgery; Emergency Medicine; Intensive / Critical Care Medicine; Rehabilitation
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2198-6096
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10.1007/s40719-017-0092-0
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