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Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences

Article Title

Treatment of Portal Hypertension with Tipss; Follow-up Studies in 9 Patients

DOI

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Abstract

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.

First Page

571

Last Page

575

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