ALN Implants ALN Vena Cava Filter | Which Medical Device

ALN Vena Cava Filter

Added Mar 4, 2012

Manufactured by ALN Implants

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 This filter is made from 316L stainless steel alloy that is nonferromagnetic and is MR compatible. It has a dual level arrangement with 6 short hooked legs to ensure fixation to the caval wall and 3 longer legs for centering. It requires a 7F system for insertion. It is approved for insertion in cavas of up to 28mm diameter in the US and 32mm diameter in Europe. 
 

 
'A brief history of inferior vena cava filters and analysis of current devices' - read the editorial by Dr Michael Burns and Professor Michael Lee. and compare this device to the range of other caval filters currently available.

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