2 doctors weighed in:
Does a greenfield umbrella filter always prevent clots from reaching your heart and lungs ?
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
In brief: Mostly
Small clots can get through but you lungs can handle that.
Larger ones are trapped.

In brief: Mostly
Small clots can get through but you lungs can handle that.
Larger ones are trapped.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: No
No device is fool proof .
Studies have shown this with greenfield filter. With better technology the clinically relevent eboli are significantly reduced.

In brief: No
No device is fool proof .
Studies have shown this with greenfield filter. With better technology the clinically relevent eboli are significantly reduced.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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