You don’t just put a filter in and forget about it—but that’s what used to happen. And when you put a filter in, it’s like anything else. We are clinical physicians in IR and vascular surgery, and when we put these filters in your patient, you need to follow them. That means clinical follow-up, and it may mean imaging follow-up.
—Matthew S. Johnson, MD, FSIR
Warren Krackov, MD, FSIR, speaks with interventional radiologist Matthew S. Johnson, MD, FSIR, about the evolution of IVC filters, the upcoming IVC filter clinical practice guidelines, and the status of the FDA-requested PRESERVE Study.
Read the IVC filter clinical practice guidelines.
Note: This episode was recorded on June 1, 2020.
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