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Treatment of a TIPS-biliary fistula by stent-graft in a 9-year-old boy.
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PMID:  9929548     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a 9-year-old male cirrhotic patient with acute occlusion of a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) due to a biliary-to-TIPS fistula which occurred 9 hr after the TIPS procedure. Immediate TIPS revision was performed and the fistula was treated by placement of an endoluminal stent-graft. At 12-month follow-up color Doppler examination demonstrated a patent shunt.
F Boyvat; S Cekirge; F Balkanci; A Besim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0174-1551     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Publication Date:  1999 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-04-29     Completed Date:  1999-04-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003538     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  67-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Başkent University, Medical School, Fevzi Cakmak Cad. 10., Sok. No:45, Bahçelievler-Ankara, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Biliary Fistula / etiology,  surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / instrumentation*,  methods
Follow-Up Studies
Hepatic Veins / pathology
Liver Cirrhosis / diagnosis,  surgery
Portasystemic Shunt, Transjugular Intrahepatic / adverse effects*
Treatment Outcome

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