Incarceration of umbilical hernia following transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt for the treatment of ascites.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is an effective therapy for patients with medically refractory ascites. Many patients with refractory ascites have umbilical herniation. Incarceration of umbilical hernia has been reported following diuresis, paracentesis, and peritoneovenous shunting. We report 2 cases of umbilical hernia incarceration following resolution of ascites after TIPS.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Trotter, JF; Suhocki, PV

Published Date

  • May 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 5 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 209 - 210

PubMed ID

  • 10226112

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1074-3022

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/lt.500050317


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States