IVC Filter Migration

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Our clinic is nationally and internationally renowned for IVC filter removal. Call 310-481-7545 to learn more about the IVC Filter Clinic at UCLA Health.

On rare occasion, an IVC filter can migrate after being placed and move to the heart, lungs or another blood vessel and cause damage there. The expert team of Interventional Radiology physicians at UCLA are equipped in removing all filters, including ones that have migrated.

Three step diagram of filter migration process