Treatment of Portal Hypertension with Tipss; Follow-up Studies in 9 Patients
An interventional procedure employing stenets metallic stents has been recently suggested to perform percutaneous portosytemic shunts in the treatment of variceal bleeding in portal hypertension; the technique is called TIPSS. The original technique employed transhepatic portography. In these paper the authors report on their personal experiences and present their series of 9 patients with portal hypertension and variceal bleeding in whom TIPSS was performed. Variceal bleeding was successfully in their patients.
Liver cirrhosis portal hypertension, variceal bleedings, transjuguler portosystemic stent shunt, TIPSS
GÖRGÜL, Ahmet; KAYHAN, Burçak; DOĞAN, İbrahim; AKÇALI, Zafer; ILGIT, Erhan; and ÜNAL, Selahattin (1996) "Treatment of Portal Hypertension with Tipss; Follow-up Studies in 9 Patients," Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences: Vol. 26: No. 6, Article 10. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/medical/vol26/iss6/10