A prospective trial of transjugular intrahepatic portasystemic stent shunts versus small-diameter prosthetic H-graft portacaval shunts in the treatment of bleeding varices.

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OBJECTIVE The authors compare transjugular intrahepatic portasystemic stent shunts (TIPS) to small-diameter prosthetic H-graft portacaval shunts (HGPCS). SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Transjugular intrahepatic portasystemic stent shunts have been embraced as a first-line therapy in the treatment of bleeding varices due to portal hypertension, although they have… (More)

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@article{Rosemurgy1996APT, title={A prospective trial of transjugular intrahepatic portasystemic stent shunts versus small-diameter prosthetic H-graft portacaval shunts in the treatment of bleeding varices.}, author={Alexander Rosemurgy and Susan Goode and Bruce R Zwiebel and Thomas J. Black and Patrick G. Brady}, journal={Annals of surgery}, year={1996}, volume={224 3}, pages={378-84; discussion 384-6} }