Relationship between pre-TIPS hepatic hemodynamics and postoperative incidence of hepatic encephalopathy.

@article{Deng2006RelationshipBP,
  title={Relationship between pre-TIPS hepatic hemodynamics and postoperative incidence of hepatic encephalopathy.},
  author={Dan Deng and Ming-song Liao and Jian-ping Qin and Xiao-An Li},
  journal={Hepatobiliary & pancreatic diseases international : HBPD INT},
  year={2006},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={232-6}
}
BACKGROUND Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is one of the complications that have limited the effectiveness of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) most significantly. Up to the present, the predicting factors of HE post-TIPS have been debated controversially. This study was undertaken to verify the relationship between pre-TIPS intrahepatic hemodynamics and the incidence of post-TIPS HE. METHODS The hepatic blood dynamics was evaluated in 41 patients with liver cirrhosis before… CONTINUE READING

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