The inferior vena cava is the largest vein in the human body which is responsible for the transportation of the blood from the legs and lower part of the body to the heart. An IVC filter is implanted in patients who are at the risk of forming a blood clot and could travel to the…
A company that made an IVC filter has been found to be associated with 27 deaths and hundreds of problems.
NBC News investigates the safety of a medical device designed to stop blood clots.
Inferior vena cava (IVC) filter makers continue facing a growing number of product liability lawsuits brought on behalf of many patients across the United States.