This look at >88K patients with cancer-related lower extremity deep vein thrombosis (DVT) shows patients receiving an IVC filter (38%) had a significantly lower chance of death or pulmonary embolism than those who didn’t, whether or not propensity score analysis was performed, without any increased risk of subsequent DVT formation (a concern when forgoing systemic anticoagulation). | Balabhadra, JAMA Netw Open 2020


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