TIPS – Transjugular Intrahepatic Porto-Systemic Shunt (english version)

TIPS – Transjugular Intrahepatic Porto-Systemic Shunt (english version)

The TIPS (Transjugular Intrahepatic Porto-Systemic Shunt) is an interventional radiology procedure that, through the positioning of an expandable metal prosthesis (stent) between portal vein and vena cava, allows to reduce the risk of complications related to portal hypertension.

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