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To report a successfully treated hyperammonemia due to a portosystemic shunt in adult patient.
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Name: Journal of critical care
The aim of this study was to examine the effect of diabetes mellitus (DM) on the rate of hepatic encephalopathy (HE) in patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis after the creation of a transjugular...
The efficacies in decreasing rebleeding and improving survival rate by transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt(TIPS) and endoscopic variceal ligation(EVL) plus propranolol were compared in cirrh...
Hyperammonemic encephalopathy in newborns with urea cycle disorders and certain organic acidurias can cause severe brain injury, coma and death. Standard therapy includes protein restriction, nitrogen...
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 o...
Portosystemic shunts, including surgical portosystemic shunts and transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts (TIPS), may have benefit over endoscopic therapy (ET) for treatment of variceal bleedin...
Hepatic encephalopathy is a severe complication of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) treatment in patients with cirrhosis and variceal bleeding. This study is specially ...
The primary purpose of this project is to determine if acute monitoring of shunt patency via ultrasound elastography measurements of splenic stiffness before and after TIPS placement resul...
Through a multicenter randomized controlled trial of TIPS to prevent post-hepatitis B cirrhosis of esophagogastric varices, the incidence of hepatic encephalopathy, the rate of stent paten...
The transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is a well-established procedure for the treatment of portal hypertensive bleeding, refractory ascites and vascular diseases of the ...
Portal hypertension is the end-stage fatal complications of liver cirrhosis. Decompensated cirrhosis patients can pass through transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt to effectively ...
Acute onset of fever accompanied by seizures, cerebral inflammation and a change in mental status (e.g., confusion, disorientation, and coma).
Surgical fistulization of the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear with mastoid, subarachnoid or cochlear shunt. This procedure is used in the treatment of MENIERE DISEASE.
Surgical venous shunt between the portal and systemic circulation to effect decompression of the portal circulation. It is performed primarily in the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices resulting from portal hypertension. Types of shunt include portacaval, splenorenal, mesocaval, splenocaval, left gastric-caval (coronary-caval), portarenal, umbilicorenal, and umbilicocaval.
Surgical portasystemic shunt between the portal vein and inferior vena cava.
Surgical shunt allowing direct passage of blood from an artery to a vein. (From Dorland, 28th ed)