A model to predict poor survival in patients undergoing transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts.

@article{Malinchoc2000AMT,
  title={A model to predict poor survival in patients undergoing transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts.},
  author={Michael M Malinchoc and Patrick Sequeira Kamath and Fredric David Gordon and Craig J Peine and Jeffrey Rank and Pieter C. J. ter Borg},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2000},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={864-71}
}
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts (TIPS) may worsen liver function and decrease survival in some patients. The Child-Pugh classification has several drawbacks when used to determine survival in such patients. The survival of 231 patients at 4 medical centers within the United States who underwent elective TIPS was studied to develop statistical models to (1) predict patient survival and (2) identify those patients whose liver-related mortality post-TIPS would be 3 months or less… CONTINUE READING
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