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filter

noun classification, means to rectify, means to reeine, purification, purifier, refinery, screen, sieve, sifter, strainer

filter

verb clarify, clean, clear, distill, filtrate, find, leach, pass through, percolate, purify, rectify, refine, screen, strain
Associated concepts: filter the evidence through the jury
See also: distill, purge, screen, select
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For patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, ACCP guidelines recommend placement of a permanent vena caval filter in those patients undergoing pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (grade 2C), either before or at the time of surgery.
Prophylactic placement of a vena caval filter in patients at high risk of pulmonary embolism has been controversial.
Based upon an English language literature search, this is believed to be the first reported malfunction of a Gianturco-Roehm bird's nest vena caval filter involving actual fragmentation in an English language publication.