Surgical shunt versus TIPS for treatment of variceal hemorrhage in the current era of liver and multivisceral transplantation.

@article{Costa2010SurgicalSV,
  title={Surgical shunt versus TIPS for treatment of variceal hemorrhage in the current era of liver and multivisceral transplantation.},
  author={Guilherme Costa and R. Cruz and Kareem M. Abu-Elmagd},
  journal={The Surgical clinics of North America},
  year={2010},
  volume={90 4},
  pages={891-905}
}
Over the last 3 decades, management of acute variceal bleeding and measures to prevent recurrent episodes has evolved due to the introduction of new therapeutic modalities including innovative surgical and minimally invasive shunt procedures. Such an evolution has been compounded by the parallel progress that has been achieved in organ transplantation. This… CONTINUE READING