IVC Filter Criteria


  1. Complications of anticoagulation

  2. Contraindications to anticoagulation
    • Absolute contraindications:
      • Intracranial bleeding.
      • Severe active bleeding.
      • Recent brain, eye, or spinal cord surgery.
      • Pregnancy.
      • Malignant hypertension.

  3. Failure of anticoagulation in setting of a known DVT or PE