- 23 January 2019
- Posted by: invamed
- Category: Blog
The Vena Cava Filter is a small device made of proprietary metal called Nitinol, which is often placed in the Vena Cava (Vena Cava Inferior). The purpose of placement is to prevent the thrombus from forming from the legs or from the clot that will be formed. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) due to the movement of the clot in the lungs, lungs to be a serious and fatal cause of lung embolism can cause a problem.
Large blood vessels that transmit blood to the heart of the leg veins are vena cava, which is the insertion of a filter into the inferior. Filter is a metal tool similar to umbrella.
When clotting in the veins of the legs, these clots sometimes break off and go from there to the lungs. Clogging of the lung vessels occurs. This congestion can create a life-threatening situation.
Vena cava filter is fitted to prevent these clots from reaching the lung. The average process takes 1 hour.
The filter is usually inserted from the groin, sometimes through the vein of the neck. It is cleaned from microbes by applying the drug to the entrance area. A sterile drape is covered on the patient so that the entrance is left open. Instead of entry, the drug (local anesthetic) is injected which eliminates the sensation of pain. The entrance ball is inserted into the vein by a needle and the catheter is inserted into the vena cava infusion. Angiography is performed to determine the anatomy. The angiography catheter is removed and the catheter carrying the filter is transferred into the inferior vena cava filter and released in the vessel at the appropriate site.
TPS catheter developed for the acute application of IVC filter and systemic thrombolysis. Reduces the risks of traditional IVC filters. The TPS’s easy insertion system is suitable for acute PE, VTE, ICU, thrombectomy and prophylactic patients.
TPS has a 35 cm catheter length for both femoral and jugular access with PEBAX and mesh-reinforced bending resistant sheath and hydrophilic coating.