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.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Japanese Journal of Clinical Radiology|
|Publication status||Published - 1996 Jan 1|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging