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Miscellaneous indications for transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent-shunt.
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PMID:  17033435     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This review will discuss the use of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent-shunt in a number of relatively uncommon clinical situations. In particular, we will focus our paper on the use of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent-shunt for hepatic hydrothorax, hepatopulmonary syndrome, veno-occlusive disease, portal hypertensive gastropathy and gastric antral vascular ectasia, before surgery and after liver transplantation.
George Therapondos; Florence Wong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0954-691X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol     Publication Date:  2006 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-10-11     Completed Date:  2007-01-04     Revised Date:  2009-10-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9000874     Medline TA:  Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1161-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Ascites / surgery
Hepatopulmonary Syndrome / surgery
Hypertension, Portal / surgery
Liver Cirrhosis / surgery
Liver Diseases / surgery*
Liver Transplantation
Portasystemic Shunt, Transjugular Intrahepatic*

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