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Bird's Nest® Vena Cava Filter


Used for the prevention of recurrent pulmonary embolism via placement in the vena cava in the following situations: 

• Pulmonary thromboembolism when anticoagulants are contraindicated;
• Failure of anticoagulant therapy in thromboembolic diseases;
• Emergency treatment following massive pulmonary embolism where anticipated benefits of conventional therapy are reduced;
• Prophylactically in patients with chronic, recurrent pulmonary embolism where anticoagulant therapy has failed or is contraindicated.

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Specifications

Order Number Reference Part Number Instructions
for Use
MR
Status
Filter Max. Diameter mm Filter Catheter Fr Filter Catheter Length cm More Specs
Femoral – with Radiopaque Band on Sheath and with Long-Taper Dilator
G50687 BNF-45
40 11.0 45 Expand »

Additional Specs

12.0
.038
Femoral
G06451 BNF-40-PB
40 11.0 40 Expand »

Additional Specs

12.0
.038
Jugular – with Radiopaque Band on Sheath and with Long-Taper Dilator
G50686 BNF-75
40 11.0 75 Expand »

Additional Specs

12.0
.038
Jugular
G06452 BNF-75-PB
40 11.0 75 Expand »

Additional Specs

12.0
.038

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Gianturco-Roehm Bird's Nest Vena Cava Filter: Procedural Video

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