A Pennsylvania woman is suing C.R. Bard, the maker of her retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filter, for injuries she alleges she sustained when the device failed. Violet C. received a G2 IVC filter at a hospital in Pennsylvania in 2009. The filter was placed to prevent pulmonary embolism from blood clots she had developed. It later fractured, with fragments migrating to the pulmonary arteries, the right ventricle, pericardium, iliac vein, and kidney. Four of the fractured filter limbs were located not far from the filter, but three of the limbs were never found. Only a year after Violet received her IVC filter, the ... Read More
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