Current status and future possibilities of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts in the management of portal hypertension

@article{Radosevich1994CurrentSA,
  title={Current status and future possibilities of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts in the management of portal hypertension},
  author={Ph.D. Paul M. Radosevich and Jeanne M. Laberge and R. L. Gordon},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={18},
  pages={785-789}
}
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is an exciting new method for treating complications of cirrhosis. Technical advances have allowed TIPS to be widely applied in the treatment of variceal bleeding. This article presents and discusses the results of recent experiences in TIPS placement. TIPS can be successfully placed in almost all… CONTINUE READING