Recurrent variceal bleeding and shunt patency: prospective randomized controlled trial of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt alone or combined with coronary vein embolization.

TitleRecurrent variceal bleeding and shunt patency: prospective randomized controlled trial of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt alone or combined with coronary vein embolization.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsChen S, Li X, Wei B, Tong H, Zhang M-G, Huang Z-Y, Cao J-W, Tang C-W
JournalRadiology
Volume268
Issue3
Pagination900-6
Date Published2013 Sep
Abstract

To prospectively evaluate the efficacy of a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) alone and TIPS in association with embolotherapy (TIPS+E) in the variceal coronary vein to prevent recurrent variceal bleeding and stent dysfunction after TIPS creation.

DOI10.1105/tpc.113.113175
Alternate JournalRadiology