Our experiences with saphenoperitoneal shunts in the treatment of intractable ascites.

@article{Vizsy2005OurEW,
  title={Our experiences with saphenoperitoneal shunts in the treatment of intractable ascites.},
  author={L{\'a}szl{\'o} Vizsy and Henrietta Beznicza and J{\'o}zsef B{\'a}torfi},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2005},
  volume={52 63},
  pages={920-2}
}
Because of significant expenses and complication rates of traditional pumps (LeVeen, Denver, Agishi) used in the surgical treatment of refractory ascites a simple and cheap operative method has to be found. In saphenoperitoneal shunts the one-way flow is maintained by biologically given double saphenous valves. In our department 11 saphenoperitoneal shunts… CONTINUE READING