The Role of TIPS in Patients with Refractory Ascites and Portal Vein Thrombosis

Autores: Chinchilla López Paulina, Hamdan Pérez Nashla, Guerrero Ixtláhuac Jorge, Barranco Fragoso Beatriz, Méndez Sánchez Nahum


Nowadays the contraindication for transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) in patients with portal vein thrombosis (PVT) had been modify. The experience and technology have reduce the complications for this procedure. We report a case of refractory ascites and portal vein thrombosis to emphasize the role of TIPS in the treatment for this condition.

Palabras clave: Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt portal vein thrombosis liver disease.

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Vol. 16 Núm.4. Julio-Agosto 2017 Pags. 619-620 Ann Hepatol 2017; 16(4)