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Health Canada Issues IVC Filter Warning

Health Canada has issued a warning regarding inferior vena cava (IVC) filters. The agency has alerted healthcare providers to the fact that these filters can lead to serious complications, including perforation of the vein by the filter, fracture of the filter and patient death. The... Read More

Number of IVC Filter Lawsuits on the Rise

An increasing number of patients have begun to file IVC filter lawsuits in the federal court system against C.R. Bard and Cook Medical, claiming the devices have the potential to migrate. Plaintiffs claim when these small metal devices drift, they can puncture the vena cava... Read More