Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt complications: prevention and management.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) insertion has been well established as an effective treatment in the management of sequelae of portal hypertension. There are a wide variety of complications that can be encountered, such as hemorrhage, encephalopathy, TIPS dysfunction, and liver failure. This review article summarizes various approaches to preventing and managing these complications.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Suhocki, PV; Lungren, MP; Kapoor, B; Kim, CY

Published Date

  • June 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 32 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 123 - 132

PubMed ID

  • 26038620

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4447874

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0739-9529

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1055/s-0035-1549376

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States