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Related to Portosystemic shunt: Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt
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Park and other workers (1), (2) have characterised intra-hepatic portosystemic shunts into 4 morphological types:
Key Words: transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS), portal hypertension, cardiac tamponade
Liver transplantation and transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.
In the 1990s, Katzen led the team involved in the first transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) procedure in the United States.
She had a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) implanted 2 years previously for refractory ascites.
Experts Call for Fresh Look at Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) Therapy for Liver Disease Patients
Portosystemic Shunt - an abnormal blood flow to the liver notably affecting Irish Wolfhounds and Yorkshire Terriers.
NEW YORK -- Placement of a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt may be lifesaving--at least in the short term--for patients with recurrent gastroesophageal variceal bleeding associated with cirrhosis, Dr.