Chapter 91. Venous Interruption

  1. Enrico Ascher,
  2. L. H. Hollier,
  3. D. Eugene Strandness,
  4. Jonathan B. Towne,
  5. Keith Calligaro,
  6. K. Craig Kent,
  7. Gregory L. Moneta,
  8. William H. Pearce,
  9. John J. Ricotta and
  10. Henry Haimovici
  1. Lazar J. Greenfield and
  2. Mary C. Proctor

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755815.ch91

Haimovici's Vascular Surgery, Fifth Edition

Haimovici's Vascular Surgery, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Greenfield, L. J. and Proctor, M. C. (2004) Venous Interruption, in Haimovici's Vascular Surgery, Fifth Edition (eds E. Ascher, L. H. Hollier, D. E. Strandness, J. B. Towne, K. Calligaro, K. C. Kent, G. L. Moneta, W. H. Pearce, J. J. Ricotta and H. Haimovici), Blackwell Science, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755815.ch91

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632044580

Online ISBN: 9780470755815



  • hypercoagulability;
  • stasis;
  • phlebography;
  • diagnostic test;
  • thromboembolic disorders


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Historical Background

  • Indications for Mechanical Protection

  • Preplacement Assessment

  • Greenfield Vena Cava Filter

  • Bird's Nest Filter

  • Vena Tech Filter

  • Simon Nitinol Filter

  • Titanium Greenfield Filter

  • Percutaneous Stainless-steel Greenfield Filter

  • Cordis TrapEase Filter

  • Optional Vena Caval Filters

  • Conclusion