Vena Cava Filter Implant Set

A device designed to prevent pulmonary embolism while maintaining caval patency. Item is permanently implanted through either a jugular or femoral venotomy and hooked in the vena cava wall. May consist of filter, catheter, guide wire, and related items.

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