Ultrasound-Guided Portal Vein Access and Percutaneous Wire Placement in the Portal Vein Are Associated With Shorter Procedure Times and Lower Radiation Doses During TIPS Placement

Cam İ., Gencturk M., Shrestha P., Golzarian J., Flanagan S., Lim N., ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, vol.216, no.5, pp.1291-1298, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 216 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.2214/ajr.20.23846
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Biotechnology Research Abstracts, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1291-1298
  • Keywords: imaging guidance, portal hypertension, portal vein puncture, TIPS, INTRAHEPATIC PORTOSYSTEMIC SHUNT, GUIDANCE, COMPLICATIONS, EXPOSURE, CREATION
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: No


BACKGROUND. TIPS placement is an effective method for treating a number of complications of portal hypertension. Although this complex procedure has been firmly established in treatment algorithms, more data are needed to determine the most efficient and safest ways to perform the procedure.