Combined transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt and segmental Lipiodol hepatic artery embolization for the treatment of esophagogastric varices and hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis: preliminary report.

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PURPOSE To evaluate the feasibility of combining placement of a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) and transcatheter hepatic segmental artery chemoembolization with Lipiodol (Seg-Lp-TAE) in patients with cirrhosis, esophagogastric varices, and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). METHODS Five patients with bleeding or large, high-flow… (More)

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