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Title: Penetration of a fractured Bird's Nest filter strut into the liver parenchyma: report of two cases
Authors: Maleux, Geert ×
Heye, Sam
Verhamme, Peter
Vaninbroukx, J
Delcroix, Marion #
Issue Date: Jul-2011
Publisher: Acta Radiologica
Series Title: Acta Radiologica vol:52 issue:6 pages:643-645
Abstract: This report deals with two rare but similar cases of asymptomatic fracture of a Bird's Nest inferior vena cava (IVC) filter strut, penetrated into the liver parenchyma. Follow-up over 4 and 6 years, respectively, could not reveal any changes in the position of the fragmented strut in the liver parenchyma or any evidence of clinical symptoms owing to the migrated strut fragment.
ISSN: 0284-1851
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Radiology
Cardiology
Pneumology
Molecular and Vascular Biology
× corresponding author
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