What is Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS)?

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A TIPS (sometimes TIPSS) is an artificial channel within the liver that carries blood between the inflow portal vein and the outflow hepatic vein. It is commonly used to treat portal hypertension, variceal bleeding, and hepatorenal syndrome.

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Stopped having Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS)

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