2011-11-02 00:08:18 UTC

CGH Podcast November 2011: Using Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts (TIPS) for Complications of Cirrhosis

Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) has been used to manage the complications of portal hypertension in cirrhosis, including variceal hemorrhage and refractory ascites. The uncoated TIPS stents are limited by stent stenosis; however, the introduction of coated stents has decreased this. Dr. Kuemmerle speaks with Dr. Arun Sanyal of Virginia Commonwealth School of Medicine, and author fo the article in the November CGH, about how this development changes management of complications of portal hypertension; Plus, a rundown of top stories from this month's issue of GI and Hepatology News.


Bhogal HK, Sanyal AJ. Using Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts for Complications of Cirrhosis. Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology 2011; Nov; 9(11): 936-946



Duration: 18.15
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