IVC Filter Lawsuit – Side Effects

IVC Blood Clot Filter Side Effects

IVC blood clot filters may break apart inside the body, causing injuries.

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Deep Vein Thrombosis, also known as a DVT, is a serious condition where blood clots form in the veins of the lower body such as the legs. The symptoms of a DVT include leg pain and swelling. These clots can break free and travel through the blood stream to the heart and lungs causing serious, sometimes life threatening clots such as pulmonary embolisms.

Pulmonary Embolisms

A Pulmonary Embolism, often abbreviated as PE, is a blood clot in the lungs. These clots are usually caused by DVTs, although on rare occasions they can also come from other parts of the body. When a large clot or many small clots travel to the lung, a pulmonary embolism can result in death.

Filter Fracture

IVC Filters have been shown to have an increased risk of fracturing over time. When an IVC Filter fractures, pieces of the filter break off and travel through the bloodstream. This can be very dangerous and sometimes fatal if the pieces travel to the heart or lungs.

Perforation of a vein

In some cases, an IVC filter can tear a vein. This can occur when the filter fractures and pieces of the filter break free and travel through the bloodstream. See Filter fracture.

IVC Filter Claim Survey
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Did you or a loved one have surgery to implant a blood clot filter, inferior vena cava, or IVC Filter between 2003-2017? This is NOT a stent.

Has your IVC filter been removed with no issues related to the IVC filter or its removal?

Was your device made by Greenfield or Braun that you know of?

Are you currently being represented by, or have you been declined by an attorney concerning IVC Filters?