Inferior vena cava filter penetration resulting in renal pelvis rupture with urinoma formation

Christine Kassis, Sanjeeva P. Kalva

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Abstract

Inferior vena cava (IVC) filter penetration is common and most often asymptomatic. However, penetration may potentially result in a variety of complications, including aortic trauma and small bowel perforation. Described is a case of IVC filter penetration resulting in renal pelvis perforation with urinoma formation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)70-72
Number of pages3
JournalVascular and Endovascular Surgery
Volume47
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2013

Keywords

  • complication
  • inferior vena cava filter
  • penetration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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