transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt

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transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS),

angiographic procedure performed under fluoroscopic guidance wherein a wire mesh stent is placed within the liver to decompress the portal circulation directly into the hepatic vein. Indications for placement include variceal bleeding and refractory ascites in patients with cirrhosis.
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trans·jug·u·lar in·tra·he·pat·ic por·to·sys·tem·ic shunt

(TIPS) (tranz-jŭg'yū-lăr in'tră-hĕ-pat'ik pōr'tō-sis-tem'ik shŭnt)
An interventional radiology procedure to relieve portal hypertension.
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Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS)

A transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is a radiology procedure in which a tubular device is inserted in the middle of the liver to redirect the blood flow.
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Clinical events after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt: correlation with hemodynamic findings.
Midterm follow-up of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts using polytetrafluoroethylene endografts in children.
Abbreviations ALT: Alanine transaminase AST: Aspartate aminotransferase CTP: Child-Pugh stage CPS-I: Carbamoyl phosphate synthetase I HR: Hazard ratio MELD: Model for end-stage liver disease MDA: Malondialdehyde mPTP: Mitochondrial permeability transition pore MAPR: Mitochondrial ATP production rate OR: Odds ratio OCT: Ornithine carbamoyl transferase PSE: Post-TIPS hepatic encephalopathy PPG: Portal pressure gradient ROS: Reactive oxygen species RCR: Respiratory control ratio TIPS: Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt TCA: Tricarboxylic acid cycle.
Ozin, "Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt creation in Budd-Chiari syndrome: Percutaneous ultrasound-guided direct simultaneous puncture of the portal vein and vena cava," CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology, vol.
The use of E/A ratio as a predictor of outcome in cirrhotic patients treated with transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt. Am J Gastroenterol 2009;104:2458-66.
A transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) may be created to manage sequelae of portal hypertension and provide a bridge to transplant if significant hepatic injury has occurred.
Damiano et al., "Neoadjuvant transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt: a solution for extrahepatic abdominal operation in cirrhotic patients with severe portal hypertension," Journal of the American College of Surgeons, vol.
Background: Balanced adjustment of the portal vein shunt volume during a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is critical for maintaining liver perfusion and decreasing the incidence of liver insufficiency.
Patients presented with acute variceal bleeding, with a previous treatment with beta blockers or nitrates; with portal vein thrombosis; hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), severe coagulation defects, hepatic encephalopathy grade III or IV, portal hypertension secondary to non cirrhotic causes, previous endoscopic procedures like sclerotherapy and bandligation or transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS); and those who did not provide informed consent were excluded from the study.
She had a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) implanted 2 years previously for refractory ascites.
Adding a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt to medical therapy improves control over refractory ascites but does not improve patient survival or quality of life, said Dr.
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) insertion is commonly performed for refractory ascites or variceal bleeding.