Back to Webinars for IRs: Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement Retrieval
Developed by SIR's Resident, Fellow and Student (RFS) Section
Presented: August 22, 2018
The overall goal of this activity is to summarize basic clinical evaluation and advanced indication/techniques for placing and retrieving IVC filters in a clinically appropriate time frame. A discussion of the indications, techniques and pitfalls of placement as well as appropriate indication and time frame for removal including the longitudinal clinical evaluation.
This course is intended for interventional radiologists and trainees at all levels with special interest in venous interventions.
As a result of participating in this activity, the learner should be able to:
- Recognize indications for placement, retrieval, and bail out techniques
- Present the importance of registry systems or other active follow up management strategies to peers and referring providers
- Evaluate devices at your disposal and create a plan for indications of their use
Jacob Bundy, MD
Jeffrey Forris Beecham Chick, MD, MPH
Ravi N. Srinivasa, MD, FSIR
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) is accredited by the ACCME to provide medical education for physicians.
SIR designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program will be approved for a maximum of 1.00 self-assessment CME credits (SA-CME) by the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR). SIR is awarded Deemed Status by the American Board of Radiology (ABR). The SA-CME offered within this enduring material meet the ABR’s criteria for a self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program.