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Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt versus paracentesis plus albumin in patients with refractory ascites who have good hepatic and renal function: a prospective randomized trial.

Authors
  • Narahara, Yoshiyuki
  • Kanazawa, Hidenori
  • Fukuda, Takeshi
  • Matsushita, Yoko
  • Harimoto, Hirotomo
  • Kidokoro, Hideko
  • Katakura, Tamaki
  • Atsukawa, Masanori
  • Taki, Yasuhiko
  • Kimura, Yuu
  • Nakatsuka, Katsuhisa
  • Sakamoto, Choitsu
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of gastroenterology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2011
Volume
46
Issue
1
Pages
78–85
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00535-010-0282-9
PMID: 20632194
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In cirrhotic patients with refractory ascites who have good hepatic and renal function, TIPS improves survival and provides better control of ascites than large-volume paracentesis.

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