Yes. Your vena cava filter is placed inside the large vein in your abdomen. The angioplasty will be done through the arteries. The two will never be in contact.
Joe Hansel, Columbia Terre Haute Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, Indiana, USA, March 23, 2000
I'm currently waiting to set up an appointment to have the Vena Cava Filter put in. I would appreciate if someone could tell me how this procedure helped them, also is there a site on the web that I can go to, to read up on it some more. I have Hyper Tension Pulmonary Disease which require me to use Oxygen 24 hours a day, and after this procedure is done, Columbia University is going to start treatment with some new medication that was just approved by the FDA. I'm looking forward to finally after two years of many tests that I'm finally going to start some kind of treatment.
Edward Cunha, , Hopatcong, New Jersey, 24 Nov 2001
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