Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.

  title={Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.},
  author={Kavish R. Patidar and Malcolm K. Sydnor and Arun J Sanyal},
  journal={Clinics in liver disease},
  volume={18 4},
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is an established procedure for the complications of portal hypertension. The largest body of evidence for its use has been supported for recurrent or refractory variceal bleeding and refractory ascites. Its use has also been advocated for acute variceal bleed, hepatic hydrothorax, and hepatorenal… CONTINUE READING