Reverse Caval Flow

People with reverse caval flow are asked to participate in a research study being conducted by Montefiore Medical Center.

You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

• Are at least ≥ 18 years of age
• Have symptomatic, severe tricuspid regurgitation (TR)
• Have evidence of flow reversal in the hepatic veins via Doppler ultrasound
• Are congested despite diuretics for at least 30 days

You may not participate in this study if you:

• Have an existing IVC filter or any previous intervention
• Have an anatomy that preventing proper delivery system access, device deployment and function
• Have severe aortic, mitral and/or pulmonic valve stenosis and/or regurgitation
• Have significant congenital heart disease
• Have severe renal insufficiency
• Have hemodynamic instability
• Have stroke within 90 days prior to the index procedure
• Have severe uncontrolled hypertension
• Have bleeding or clotting disorders
• Are pregnant or female of childbearing potential with a positive pregnancy test

Contact Information
Kara Booth, Study Coordinator
Phone: (718) 920-6523