Removal of IVC Filter – Tips & Tricks – May 2023

CASE & Plan:
57-year-old woman htn, venous disease with chronic DVT. Has extensive history starting from provoked DVT in the perioperative setting of knee surgery. Unclear if the INR was continuously therapeutic in the initial treatment period. Now suffering from post thrombotic syndrome with left >R swelling (redness and pain in the left leg) and CT Venogram showing venous outlet obstruction. CEAP: C4, Es, Ad, Pr,o (Clinical-Etiology-Anatomy-Pathophysiology).


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