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Shunt occlusion and acute portal, splenic, and mesenteric venous thrombosis complicating placement of a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt. J Vasc Interv Radiol 1996; 7:277-281.
Major stresses on the cardiovascular system such as liver transplantation, infections and insertion of Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts (TIPS) can unmask the presence of cirrhotic cardiomyopathy and thereby convert latent to overt heart failure.
Further development of EUS-guided access to the vessels could potentially replace the interventional radiology vascular interventions in the abdomen and provide more efficient and precise, as well as safer local application of drugs (chemotherapeutics, fibrinolytics, etc.), vascular embolization (sclerotherapy, coiling, etc.), endoprostheses placement, and creation of portosystemic shunts [48, 49].
Extrahepatic portal vein puncture and intra-abdominal hemorrhage during transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt creation.
Congenital extra hepatic portosystemic shunts. Pediatr Radiol.
Darcy, "Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt: Techniques for portal localization," Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, vol.
(b) Subsequent venography after embolization with glue demonstrated sluggish flow in the portosystemic shunt with multiple filling defects within the visualized collaterals consistent with embolization.
Park and other workers (1), (2) have characterised intra-hepatic portosystemic shunts into 4 morphological types:
(3, 8) Thrombolysis via omental vein catheterization and the creation of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts (TIPS) and liver transplant may be feasible even in the setting of PVT.
Treatment of AM consists mostly of portosystemic shunt occlusion and liver transplantation and is tailored to the type.
It is a relatively new concept and has a negative prognostic impact, especially on the outcome of invasive procedures such as surgery, Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) insertion and liver transplantation.
Karrubi's son announced shortly after the first operation last week that his father had undergone a procedure known as TIPS for Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.