The clinical results of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt; compared between the Z-stent and Wallstent

M. Kimura, M. Sato, M. Masuda, T. Takeuchi, N. Kawai, T. Kuroda, H. Maeda, T. Sonomura, A. Yoshikawa, K. Kishi, M. Terada, R. Yamada

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Abstract

TIPS is an interventional radiologic procedure that is useful in the treatment of varices and ascites due to portal hypertension. To evaluate the compared between the Z stent and Wallstent using a shunt of TIPS procedure. Wallstent is an effective and reliable means of lowering portal pressure and controlling varices and ascites, in addition to obtaining the long term patency, compared with a Z stent.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1457-1461
Number of pages5
JournalJapanese Journal of Clinical Radiology
Volume41
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Jan 1

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  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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Kimura, M., Sato, M., Masuda, M., Takeuchi, T., Kawai, N., Kuroda, T., Maeda, H., Sonomura, T., Yoshikawa, A., Kishi, K., Terada, M., & Yamada, R. (1996). The clinical results of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt; compared between the Z-stent and Wallstent. Japanese Journal of Clinical Radiology, 41(12), 1457-1461.