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If you or a loved one suffered complications from an IVC filter that moved or fractured, call us today for a free no obligation consultation.  Call Toll Free 1-866-777-2557 or fill out our contact form and a Memphis Tennessee IVC Lawyer will get back to you within 24 hours.  The FDA has warned of ivc filter complications and side effects.  Some filters may move or fracture and cause serious injuries including heart damage, lung damage, internal bleeding, and even death.  If you have suffered ivc filter complications call Toll Free 1-866-777-2557 to get the facts.  There are no legal fees unless you receive compensation.  Certain time limits may bar your ability to bring a claim, so you must act quickly.  Call now.

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What Complications Can I Experience While My IVC Filter is in Place?
IVC filters come in two options – permanent and temporary. Permanent filters are used for people who have a life-long risk for pulmonary embolism. Temporary filters are placed on a temporary basis, for as long as there is a risk. Often, the risk for blood clots and pulmonary embolism is low for a person until he or she experiences an injury or undergoes a surgical procedure. Retrievable filters are intended to be used during the recovery and high-risk period, and then removed once that risk has passed.


When determining whether an IVC filter is the best option for you, there are a few things you need to know. Most importantly is the risk you face when you have an IVC filter in place. Though they can be helpful in protecting against pulmonary embolism, they also create a great deal of serious risk. What are those risks?


Filter Migration
Filter migration occurs when the IVC filter leaves the original location it was placed and travels to another part of the body. This occurs when the filter placement was incorrect or when it fails to adhere to the vein in which it was placed. Not only can a migrating filter cause damage along its journey, it can also cause problems once it finds its resting place by puncturing nearby organs or blocking blood flow.


Filter Fracture
In addition to the entire filter traveling through the body, parts of the IVC filter can break off and do the same. The parts are made from metal wires, so it is easy for them to tear or puncture soft tissue. Filter parts might also lodge into areas where they do not belong.


Pulmonary Embolism
The ultimate purpose of an IVC filter is to prevent pulmonary embolism, but when filters do not work properly they can leave the patient vulnerable. If a filter migrates or shifts, it does nothing to protect the patient from blood clots.


Increase in Blood Clots
Some in the medical community argue IVC filters increase the risk for blood clots because they trigger blood pooling. They can also cause clots to form when they shift or relocate to unintended parts of the body.


Need for Follow-up Surgery
The consequence of these problems, provided they are caught in time, is a need for follow-up surgery. Patients must undergo additional procedures to locate their device and remove it or return it to the intended location.


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