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Vena Cava Filters (Inferior Vena Cava Filter) Summary

Description: Mechanical devices inserted in the inferior vena cava that prevent the migration of blood clots from deep venous thrombosis of the leg.

Also Known As: Inferior Vena Cava Filter; Filter, Inferior Vena Cava; Filters, Inferior Vena Cava; Cava Filter, Vena; Cava Filters, Vena Show All >>

Networked: 739 relevant articles (57 outcomes, 40 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Vena Cava Filters is Relevant

  1. Pulmonary Embolism : 33 outcomes 16 studies in 316 results
  2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 8 outcomes 7 studies in 86 results
  3. Venous Thrombosis (Deep-Vein Thrombosis) : 8 outcomes 6 studies in 119 results
  4. Thrombosis (Thrombus) : 7 outcomes 8 studies in 113 results
  5. Venous Thromboembolism : 4 outcomes 8 studies in 74 results
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Drugs Related to Vena Cava Filters

  1. Anticoagulants
  2. Streptokinase
  3. coumarin
  4. Heparin (Liquaemin)
  5. EVAC protocol (CAVE)
  6. Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin (Heparin, Low Molecular Weight)
  7. fondaparinux (Arixtra)
  8. Factor Xa (Coagulation Factor Xa)
  9. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  10. Warfarin (Coumadin)
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Therapies Related to Vena Cava Filters

  1. Thrombolytic Therapy
  2. Catheters
  3. Vena Cava Filters (Inferior Vena Cava Filter)
  4. Embolectomy
  5. Arthroplasty
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