Navigation Links
Outcome of nonsurgical hepatic decompression in Budd-Chiari
Date:3/15/2011

Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) results from hepatic venous outflow obstruction at any level from hepatic venules to the right atrium. Few patients respond to medical treatment (anticoagulation thrombolytic therapy, diuretics). However, most patients need intervention to restore the hepatic blood flow. Restoring outflow in one of the major hepatic veins by balloon dilatation stenting is the management of choice. When not possible or failed, transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is used. Follow up of patients after radiological intervention is crucial in order to assess patient improvement, shunt patency and function and to manage any procedure related complications.

A research article published on February 21, 2011 in the World Journal of Gastroenterology addresses this question. In this study, the authors demonstrated that morbidity and mortality following angioplasty stenting and TIPS are low with satisfactory outcome. This study may represent a future strategy for good selection of procedure candidates, maintenance of shunt patency by strict adherence to anticoagulation and early management of shunt dysfunction which are all crucial in clinical, laboratory and radiological improvement of BCS patients.


'/>"/>

Contact: Ye-Ru Wang
wjg@wjgnet.com
86-105-908-0039
World Journal of Gastroenterology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Referral to high-volume hospitals for operations fails to improve outcomes statewide
2. Perinatal safety initiative reduces adverse obstetrical outcomes
3. Tissue Analysis May Help Predict Breast Cancer Outcome
4. Study in PLoS: Intensive adherence counseling to HIV treatment improves patient outcomes
5. Anti-clotting agent does not improve outcomes of patients with severe pneumonia
6. Smoking During Head & Neck Cancer Therapy Tied to Poor Outcome
7. Healthy lifestyle, positive attitude can help improve patient outcomes
8. Fetal Surgery Could Boost Outcomes in Severe Spina Bifida
9. Heart Enzymes May Predict Outcome After Bypass Surgery
10. Migraine surgery offers good long-term outcomes
11. More doctors must join nurses, administrators in leading efforts to improve patient safety, outcomes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/26/2015)... The National League for Nursing, and ... has announced its partnership with Questionmark®, a supplier ... to accurately and securely measure knowledge, skills, and ... Questionmark’s state-of-the-art software and a custom-built portal, ... of the seventy-five to one hundred thousand exams ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... 26, 2015 Documentation topped the ... and Assisted Living facilities during 2014, despite the ... the year. The survey queried Administrators, Directors ... coordinators, CNA’s and the variety of other interested ... website ( http://www.harmony-healthcare.com ) or participate in the ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... March 26, 2015 With the rapidly ... role in managing their care, its not just doctors ... with no medical background want a piece of the ... has seen an increase in franchises purchased by people ... , Why Chiropractic? , Chiropractic is an exploding ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... Wisconsin (PRWEB) March 26, 2015 Upcoming live ... but will mainly focus on the year that Creedence Clearwater ... John Fogerty presale tickets will be available March 26, and ... by obtaining seats as quickly as they can. , ... Fogerty tickets at reduced prices. , The tour will be ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... PA (PRWEB) March 26, 2015 Genetic ... changes in a person’s genes or chromosomes—is expanding rapidly ... in which genetic and genomic information will be used ... and patients need to be equipped with a basic ... Need to Know about Genetics and Genomics , the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:NLN Testing Services Announces Improved Delivery and Analytics Software and Newly Developed and Revised Exams 2Health News:Harmony Healthcare International Releases 2015 Post Acute Care Trends Report 2Health News:Harmony Healthcare International Releases 2015 Post Acute Care Trends Report 3Health News:HealthSource Chiropractic Franchise Expands National Footprint as Investors Buy In 2Health News:HealthSource Chiropractic Franchise Expands National Footprint as Investors Buy In 3Health News:John Fogerty Presale Tickets: QueenBeeTickets.com Reduces Prices on John Fogerty Concert Tickets During Presales for Expanded “1969” Tour Dates 2Health News:Boost Your Genetic and Genomic Literacy 2
... Champions Gupta,s Commitment to Enriching Quality of Life Through ... American Council on Exercise (ACE), America,s leading authority on ... and training organizations in the world, today announced its ... , chief medical correspondent for the health and medical ...
... Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson and the global ... its DA12-M series wall mount switching adapters, designed specifically for ... ... Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2009 -- ...
... Consultants announced today,that its annual long-term care insurance training ... TN. , "This is THE ... is,100% sales training from the nation,s leading LTCI sales ... VP of Marketing. "The,primary focus of this seminar ...
... San Antonio -- The University of Texas at San ... status. UTSA,s College of Engineering has been awarded a ... to study energy combustion. , "This is one of ... study clean combustion, gasification and energy efficiency," said Efstathios ...
... CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., Jan. 27 Dr. ... technique in 1992 and has been successfully educating ... since. Dr. Friedberg has received a Congressional award ... the U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan. Benefits: ...
... real cost of the procedure beyond the initial price of surgery. ... of choosing a cosmetic surgeon wisely based on credentials, certification, and understanding, ... ... 2009 - You may be under the mistaken notion that because breast ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:American Council on Exercise (ACE) Endorses Appointment of Dr. Sanjay Gupta as Surgeon General of the United States 2Health News:Emerson Network Power Introduces High Density AC-DC Adapters for Medical Applications 2Health News:Emerson Network Power Introduces High Density AC-DC Adapters for Medical Applications 3Health News:Phyllis Shelton's LTCI Sales Skills Seminar a Must-Attend Event for Insurance Professionals 2Health News:UTSA receives federal funding for fossil fuel research 2Health News:Cosmetic Surgery - PK 'Goldilocks' Anesthesia: All of the Benefits, None of the Risks 2Health News:Interested in Breast Augmentation, New Jersey? Be Sure You Know the “Real Cost” 2Health News:Interested in Breast Augmentation, New Jersey? Be Sure You Know the “Real Cost” 3Health News:Interested in Breast Augmentation, New Jersey? Be Sure You Know the “Real Cost” 4
(Date:3/26/2015)... 2015  Imagine a loved relative suffering from cancer ... the drugs are too expensive. The Austrian Centre of ... to reduce production costs of highly valued drugs significantly. ... the mercy of pathogens or cancer cells. Therapeutic antibodies ... for controlling autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis. According ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... de marzo de 2015 Finesse Solutions ... diseñado específicamente para innovadores, visionarios y ejecutivos senior ... días, con entrada por invitación únicamente, se realizará ... San Francisco el 21 ... dirigido a líderes en ciencias de la vida ...
(Date:3/25/2015)... , March 25, 2015 The majority of ... a better shoe. That is why podiatrists often prescribe orthotics ... The foot inserts and orthopedic shoes one might find at ... need to be fit for a custom orthotic. Learn a ... one,s next appointment with podiatrist Dr. Michael Frank , ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:World's First Method for Continuous Purification of Valuable Antibodies 2Finesse Solutions presenta Cellworld 2015 2Podiatrist in Silver Spring, Maryland Discusses The Use of Custom Molded Orthotics For Heel Pain 2
... October 12, 2011 Aircraft Medical ("Aircraft"), ... has signed an exclusive agreement with Covidien (NYSE: ... products with 2010 revenue of $10.4 billion, and 41,000 ... agreement, Covidien will market and distribute Aircraft,s proprietary McGRATH ...
... October 12, 2011 OctreoPharm Sciences ... today that the European Medicines Agency has granted ... for the diagnosis of gastro-entero-pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours. ... to ten year market exclusivity in Europe following ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Aircraft Medical Signs Multinational Distribution Agreement with Covidien for McGRATH® MAC Video Laryngoscope 2OctreoPharm Sciences Receives Orphan Drug Designation for SOMscan® for the Diagnosis of Neuroendocrine Tumours 2
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: