Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) for primary and secondary prophylaxis of variceal bleeding in hepatic schistosomiasis

Travel Med Infect Dis. Jul-Aug 2019;30:130-132. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2019.01.006. Epub 2019 Jan 11.
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Keywords: Hepatosplenic schistosomiasis; Portal hypertension; Schistosomiasis; Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt; Variceal bleeding.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Female
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / parasitology*
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / prevention & control*
  • Humans
  • Liver / parasitology
  • Liver / pathology
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Portasystemic Shunt, Transjugular Intrahepatic*
  • Schistosomiasis / complications*
  • Schistosomiasis / diagnosis
  • Tertiary Care Centers
  • Treatment Outcome