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Figure 1 (A-C): (A) Standard loop snare technique for IVC filter retrieval. Venogram through the sheath in the IVC (white arrow) showing a patent IVC (star) with a centrally located filter (black arrow) and no evidence of thrombus within it. (B) Standard loop snare technique for IVC filter retrieval. The snare has engaged the filter hook (white arrow). (C) Standard loop snare technique for IVC filter retrieval. The filter with the hook engaged is enclosed within the sheath (white arrow) and subsequently retracted outside the body

Figure 1 (A-C): (A) Standard loop snare technique for IVC filter retrieval. Venogram through the sheath in the IVC (white arrow) showing a patent IVC (star) with a centrally located filter (black arrow) and no evidence of thrombus within it. (B) Standard loop snare technique for IVC filter retrieval. The snare has engaged the filter hook (white arrow). (C) Standard loop snare technique for IVC filter retrieval. The filter with the hook engaged is enclosed within the sheath (white arrow) and subsequently retracted outside the body