Inferior vena cava filter penetration into right proximal ureter
Sherman M. Christopher; Rao R. Sandhya; Talluri Sriharsha; Dwivedi J. Amit; Ankem K. Murali;
University of Louisville School of Medicine and University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Inferior vena cava (IVC) filter penetration into the renal collecting system is an infrequent event. We report a case of IVC filter penetration into the right proximal ureter resulting in gross hematuria, hydronephrosis and stone formation.