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

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Azoulay, D
Castaing, D
Ichaï, P
Smail, A
Delvart, V
Danaoui, M
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Published in Journal of Hepatology. 2001, vol. 35, no. 5, p. 590-7
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/bloodBlood TransfusionEsophageal and Gastric Varices/etiology/mortality/therapyFemaleFollow-Up StudiesHumansLiver Cirrhosis/complicationsLiver Cirrhosis, Alcoholic/complicationsMaleMiddle AgedPortasystemic Shunt, Transjugular IntrahepaticRecurrenceSclerotherapySurvival AnalysisTime FactorsTreatment Outcome
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PMID: 11690704
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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. 590-7. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:38186

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