Forceps for Deep Vein Thrombosis

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Deep Vein ThrombosisIVC filter removal - Device
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will compare two methods for removing IVC filters, endovascular snare vs rigid forceps, to see if one offers an advantage in terms of success rates or procedure time.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

4 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Date of procedure through 6 months following IVC filter removal

Month 6
Procedure related complications
Month 6
Procedure date
Removal success rate
Procedure start to finish
Flouroscopy time

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

1 of 2
1 of 2

Active Control

100 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Forceps · No Placebo Group · N/A

ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: IVC filter removal · Intervention Types: Device
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: IVC filter removal · Intervention Types: Device

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: date of procedure through 6 months following ivc filter removal

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of ChicagoLead Sponsor
923 Previous Clinical Trials
743,228 Total Patients Enrolled
Osmanuddin Ahmed, MDPrincipal InvestigatorUChicago Medicine
1 Previous Clinical Trials
5 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 5 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
All adult patients (age 18 years and older) are eligible for the study.
An IVC filter was implanted at UCMC by current IR staff less than 6 months ago.
The patient was referred to interventional radiology for the removal of an IVC filter.
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