Inferior Vena Cava Filter Use / Mortality Rates in Older Adults With Acute Pulmonary Embolism
30 December 2018
|Acute pulmonary embolism (PE) is a common cause of morbidity and mortality in older adults. Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are frequently used to prevent subsequent PE; nearly 1 in 6 of elderly Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) beneficiaries with PE received an IVC filter.
|This study sought to determine the association between use of IVC filters and mortality rates in Medicare FFS beneficiaries with PE using 3 distinct statistical approaches.
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