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Morbidity and mortality after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt placement in patients with cirrhosis.

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Summary of "Morbidity and mortality after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt placement in patients with cirrhosis."

Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is adopted to treat refractory complications of portal hypertension, such as variceal bleeding and ascites. This study aimed to assess predictors of hepatic encephalopathy (HE) development and cumulative transplant-free survival after TIPS placement in patients with cirrhosis complicated by refractory ascites and major gastroesophageal bleeding.

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Name: European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology
ISSN: 1473-5687
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