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Title: Treatment of a TIPS-Biliary Fistula by Stent-Graft in a 9-Year-Old Boy

Abstract

We report a 9-year-old male cirrhotic patient with acute occlusion of a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) due to a biliary-to-TIPS fistula which occurred 9 hr after the TIPS procedure. Immediate TIPS revision was performed and the fistula was treated by placement of an endoluminal stent-graft. At 12-month follow-up color Doppler examination demonstrated a patent shunt.

Authors:
 [1]; ; ;  [2]
  1. Department of Radiology, Baskent University, Medical School, Fevzi Cakmak Cad. 10., Sok. No:45, Bahcelievler-Ankara (Turkey)
  2. Department of Radiology, Hacettepe University, Medical School, Samanpazari-Ankara (Turkey)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21080339
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology; Journal Volume: 22; Journal Issue: 1; Other Information: DOI: 10.1007/s002709900331; Copyright (c) 1999 Springer-Verlag New York Inc; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; BYPASSES; COLOR MODEL; GRAFTS; PATIENTS; VASCULAR DISEASES

Citation Formats

Boyvat, Fatih, Cekirge, Saruhan, Balkanci, Ferhun, and Besim, Aytekin. Treatment of a TIPS-Biliary Fistula by Stent-Graft in a 9-Year-Old Boy. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.1007/S002709900331.
Boyvat, Fatih, Cekirge, Saruhan, Balkanci, Ferhun, & Besim, Aytekin. Treatment of a TIPS-Biliary Fistula by Stent-Graft in a 9-Year-Old Boy. United States. doi:10.1007/S002709900331.
Boyvat, Fatih, Cekirge, Saruhan, Balkanci, Ferhun, and Besim, Aytekin. Fri . "Treatment of a TIPS-Biliary Fistula by Stent-Graft in a 9-Year-Old Boy". United States. doi:10.1007/S002709900331.
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title = {Treatment of a TIPS-Biliary Fistula by Stent-Graft in a 9-Year-Old Boy},
author = {Boyvat, Fatih and Cekirge, Saruhan and Balkanci, Ferhun and Besim, Aytekin},
abstractNote = {We report a 9-year-old male cirrhotic patient with acute occlusion of a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) due to a biliary-to-TIPS fistula which occurred 9 hr after the TIPS procedure. Immediate TIPS revision was performed and the fistula was treated by placement of an endoluminal stent-graft. At 12-month follow-up color Doppler examination demonstrated a patent shunt.},
doi = {10.1007/S002709900331},
journal = {Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology},
number = 1,
volume = 22,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Jan 15 00:00:00 EST 1999},
month = {Fri Jan 15 00:00:00 EST 1999}
}
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