Technical and clinical outcome of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent shunt: bare metal stents (BMS) versus viatorr stent-grafts (VSG).

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PURPOSE To compare retrospectively angiographical and clinical results in patients undergoing transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent-shunt (TIPS) using BMS or VSG. MATERIALS AND METHODS From February 2001 to January 2010, 245 patients underwent TIPS. From those, 174 patients matched the inclusion criteria with elective procedures and institutional… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2011.06.037

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@article{Sommer2012TechnicalAC, title={Technical and clinical outcome of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent shunt: bare metal stents (BMS) versus viatorr stent-grafts (VSG).}, author={Christof M. Sommer and Theresa L Gockner and Ulrike Stampfl and Nadine Bellemann and Peter Sauer and Tom M. Ganten and Juergen Weitz and Hans - ulrich Kauczor and Boris A. Radeleff}, journal={European journal of radiology}, year={2012}, volume={81 9}, pages={2273-80} }