[Intrahepatic portosystemic shunt assisted by percutaneous transhepatic approach for treatment of portal vein thrombosis].

@article{Luo2013IntrahepaticPS,
  title={[Intrahepatic portosystemic shunt assisted by percutaneous transhepatic approach for treatment of portal vein thrombosis].},
  author={Jian-jun Luo and Zhi-ping Yan and Jianhua Wang and Qing-xin Liu and Zhu-ting Fang and Wen Zhang},
  journal={Zhonghua gan zang bing za zhi = Zhonghua ganzangbing zazhi = Chinese journal of hepatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={21 11},
  pages={855-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To retrospectively analyze the safety and efficacy of mechanical thrombectomy combined with pharmacologic thrombolysis to treat non-acute and symptomatic portal vein thrombosis (PVT) using an intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (IPS) assisted by percutaneous transhepatic approach. METHODS From April 2006 to May 2012, 18 patients with non-acute and symptomatic PVT were treated with balloon dilation, sheath-directed thrombus aspiration and continuous infusion of urokinase using the IPS… CONTINUE READING