November 23, 2015

Lethal Shards from IVC Filter Killing and Injuring Patients for Years

Reports first surfaced in 2005 that the radial arms and struts of medical equipment manufacturer Bard’s Recovery IVC Filter had broken off inside... Read More

IVC Filter Lawsuits Centralized

Numerous IVC filter lawsuits have been centralized for pretrial proceedings before Arizona U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell. Patients are... Read More

October 23, 2015

IVC Filters Cause More Risks than Benefits

Recently, the JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) published an article concerning the use of IVC filters for pulmonary embolism... Read More

September 23, 2015

NBC Investigation on Dangerous Device Exposes IVC Safety Concerns

NBC News investigated the safety concerns from patients implanted with the IVC filter, a medical device that is designed to stop blood clots. The... Read More

August 23, 2015

Critical Concerns over IVC Filter Dangers and Complications

A recent study from The Journal of the American Medical Association revealed that the benefits of the IVC filter procedure are not always clear,... Read More

February 3, 2014

Open Heart Surgery Needed From Defective Inferior Vena Cava Filter

The inferior vena cava (IVC) filter is a device used by many doctors when coagulation drugs are not an option. The IVC filter is a device placed in... Read More

January 23, 2014

Study Shows IVC Use is not Based on Reliable Data

A study done by Richard H. White and colleagues compares how frequent certain California hospitals use the inferior vena cava (IVC) filter from... Read More

January 15, 2014

IVC Filter Seen to Break and Migrate Inside Body

This video describes how a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) can lead to a pulmonary embolism (PE). The inferior vena cava (IVC) filter was designed to be... Read More

January 3, 2014

Video of IVC Filter Complications This is a video animation of the process of inserting an inferior vena cava (IVC) filter. It also demonstrates... Read More