Usefulness of Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt in the Management of Bleeding Ectopic Varices in Cirrhotic Patients

@article{Vidal2004UsefulnessOT,
  title={Usefulness of Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt in the Management of Bleeding Ectopic Varices in Cirrhotic Patients},
  author={V Franco Vidal and L M Joly and Pierre Perreault and Louis Bouchard and Michel Lafortune and Gilles T Pomier-Layrargues},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={29},
  pages={216-219}
}
To evaluate the safety and efficacy of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) in the control of bleeding from ectopic varices. From 1995 to 2004, 24 cirrhotic patients, bleeding from ectopic varices, mean age 54.5 years (range 15–76 years), were treated by TIPS. The etiology of cirrhosis was alcoholic in 13 patients and nonalcoholic in 11 patients. The location of the varices was duodenal (n = 5), stomal (n = 8), ileocolic (n = 6), anorectal (n = 3), umbilical (n = 1), and… CONTINUE READING
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