Joseph M. Stavas, MD

    Joseph M. Stavas, MD

    Professor of radiology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • Should IVC Filters Still Be Inserted into Thrombosis Management Guidelines? Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

      Although the use of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters to prevent thrombosis has increased dramatically in the past decade, the risk-benefit ratio of these devices is unclear. The potential complications associated with filter placement and retrieval may outweigh the benefit, particularly in the era of novel oral anticoagulants. ASH Clinical News invited Joseph M. Stavas, [...]

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