Percutaneous peritoneovenous shunt creation for the treatment of benign and malignant refractory ascites.

@article{Park2001PercutaneousPS,
  title={Percutaneous peritoneovenous shunt creation for the treatment of benign and malignant refractory ascites.},
  author={Jun Sung Park and Jong Yoon Won and Sung Il Park and S J Park and Do Yun Lee},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  year={2001},
  volume={12 12},
  pages={1445-8}
}
Peritoneovenous shunt placement has been reported as a treatment of refractory ascites by general surgeons, but without a clearly established role. The authors successfully inserted shunts under ultrasonographic and fluoroscopic guidance in 12 patients who had symptomatic refractory ascites (nine men, three women; mean maintenance duration, 88.5 d). Nine patients had advanced liver cirrhosis (five with superimposed hepatoma). Other patients had stomach cancer, colon cancer, and complicated… CONTINUE READING
13 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 13 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…