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How long do you leave in an umbrella filter for blood clots?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: Depends

Some stay forever. Some can be removed when patient able to take coumadin (warfarin).
Or recovered from procedure. Need to follow up in filter clinic if it's going to be removed.

In brief: Depends

Some stay forever. Some can be removed when patient able to take coumadin (warfarin).
Or recovered from procedure. Need to follow up in filter clinic if it's going to be removed.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Depends

Sometimes they are placed as a temporary precaution for an up coming surgery.
Theses are retrieveable. Otherwise they are usually left in permanantly.

In brief: Depends

Sometimes they are placed as a temporary precaution for an up coming surgery.
Theses are retrieveable. Otherwise they are usually left in permanantly.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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