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Table 2 The main indication for Inferior Vena Cava Filters

From: Spanish multicenter real – life registry of retrievable vena cava filters (REFiVeC)

IndicationsDirect causenN%
Prevention in high risk patients with DVT- EP massive treated with fibrinolysis o thrombectomy5412033,7
- Iliofemoral DVT49
- COPD + DVT17
Contraindication for anticoagulation- Recente bleeding10418852,8
- Recent surgery42  
- Brain tumor /Recent stroke27  
- Severe trauma15  
Recurrence of pulmonary embolism while receiving anticoagulation  4813,4