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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Kannan Mutharasan
18 years experience Cardiology
No: A greenfield filter can't cause hypertrophy of the heart because it is upstream of the heart. In general the heart hypertrophies because of a blockage ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
Umbrella: It looks a little like an umbrella. There are a lot of images on the internet.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Vena c filter comps: Need to be on anticoagulants Clot and legs swell. Clot and clot goes to lung. But depends on many other things and happy to discuss is detail. But be ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
IVC filter: IVC filter is usually placed to trap any dislodged clots from the leg in patients who can not or will not take warfarin. If your cause has been taken ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ask the 1 who did it: Can't find a pic. I would c the vascular surgeon who put it in. If not available check with any vascular surgeon.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Friedman
26 years experience Radiology
No. : No. The vena cava filter is in the main vein in your abdomen bringing blood back to your heart from your abdomen, pelvis and legs. An arteriorgram i ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: The early greenfields were not designed for easy removal( some now are supposed to be easy)! the long term has been reported by dr greenfield and one ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
23 years experience Cardiology
Chest pain: Rush to er immediately. It could be from blocks in heart arteries or from a new pe. It could be somthing else. But you have to rule out big guns.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Chest pain: Please call your doctor as soon aspossible, this needs to be assessed with your history.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Afshine Emrani
28 years experience Cardiology
No: Typically not related. The DVT has to do with a hypercoagulable state into which you were born. The venous angioma is another condition your were bo ... Read More
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