61. What are the absolute contraindications to the use of thrombolytics?
Recent CVA (<2 months), intracranial pathology, and active internal bleeding
62. What are the indications for an IVC filter?
Pts. who have undergone a pulmonary embolectomy, pts. with documented PE while anticoagulated, pts. with free floating femoral, ileofemoral, IVC DVT, pts. with contraindication to anticoagulation, and pts. at high risk for DVT (head injured/orthopedic injured on prolonged bed rest)"