Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, June 13th, 2010
"The abdominal pain continued to get progressively worse, and was pretty debilitating," the 44-year-old Portola Valley resident said, describing how she was feeling when she visited the doctor earlier this year.
Karnstedt was well aware of her history of blood clots, but that still didn't prepare her for what she then learned: her pain could be traced to a filter that had been inserted more than 18 years ago in her inferior vena cava, the big vein that...
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