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Vena Cava Filters MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Vena Cava Filters
Tree Number(s)
E07.695.207.500
Unique ID
D016306
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016306
Scope Note
Mechanical devices inserted in the inferior vena cava that prevent the migration of blood clots from deep venous thrombosis of the leg.
Entry Term(s)
Filter, Inferior Vena Cava
Filters, Inferior Vena Cava
Inferior Vena Cava Filter
Inferior Vena Cava Filters
Umbrella Filters
Previous Indexing
Filtration/instrumentation (1972-1990)
Pulmonary Embolism (1972-1990)
Vena Cava, Inferior (1972-1990)
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/05/29
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Vena Cava Filters Preferred
Umbrella Filters Narrower
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