Inferior Vena Cava Filter Ensnarement by Central Line Guide Wires-A Report of 4 Cases and Brief Review

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Ensnarement of inferior vena cava filters with central line guide wires is an infrequent complication that has been sporadically reported. The authors present 4 patients who experienced this complication. They review the literature, make recommendations to avoid this preventable complication, and recommend what to do once the complication occurs.

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