June 1, 2017

IVC Filter Manufacturer Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The family of a woman who died of complications from an inferior vena cava (IVC) filter has filed a lawsuit against manufacturer C.R. Bard for failing to warn about the risk. According to a report in the Daily Hornet, the wrongful death lawsuit was filed on behalf of a deceased woman who was injured by…

September 7, 2016

IVC Thrombosis Increasing Due to Non-Removed IVC Filters

More and more clinicians are advising that placing inferior vena cava (IVC filters) without plans to retrieve them within a certain period of time could lead to a worrisome increase in IVC thrombosis, according to a recent article in MedPage Today. The injuries caused by IVC filters have been the subject of many IVC filter…