Radiological Insertion and Management of Peritoneovenous Shunt

@article{Bratby2006RadiologicalIA,
  title={Radiological Insertion and Management of Peritoneovenous Shunt},
  author={Mark John Bratby and Fuad F. Hussain and Anthony James Lopez},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={30},
  pages={415-418}
}
The purpose of the study was to report our experience of the management of complications following the insertion of a peritoneovenous shunt for intractable malignant ascites. From June 1999 to January 2006, 26 patients underwent insertion of a peritoneovenous shunt for ascites by interventional radiologists. We have used ultrasound and shuntography to assist in the diagnosis of the cause of shunt blockage. Successful techniques for the restoration of the shunt function include port- pumping… CONTINUE READING

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