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Salvage transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt for uncontrolled variceal bleeding in patients with decompensated cirrhosis

Published inJournal of hepatology, vol. 35, no. 5, p. 590-597
Publication date2001
Abstract

The place of transjugular intrahepatic porto-systemic shunt (TIPS) for variceal haemorrhage uncontrolled by sclerotherapy and medical treatment is still undefined. To investigate the outcome of early salvage TIPS for active uncontrolled variceal haemorrhage, and to identify the factors associated with mortality.

Keywords
  • Bilirubin/blood
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Esophageal and Gastric Varices/etiology/mortality/therapy
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Liver Cirrhosis/complications
  • Liver Cirrhosis, Alcoholic/complications
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Portasystemic Shunt, Transjugular Intrahepatic
  • Recurrence
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Survival Analysis
  • Time Factors
  • Treatment Outcome
Citation (ISO format)
AZOULAY, D et al. Salvage transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt for uncontrolled variceal bleeding in patients with decompensated cirrhosis. In: Journal of hepatology, 2001, vol. 35, n° 5, p. 590–597. doi: 10.1016/S0168-8278(01)00185-4
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