Transjugular intrahepatic portacaval shunt an experimental work

J. Rösch, W. Hanafee, H. Snow, M. Barenfus, R. Gray

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Abstract

A new method for transhepatic portacaval shunting accomplished on a percutaneous basis by puncture of the jugular vein and by the use of a modified Ross needle-catheter system is described. The shunt was accomplished in forty dogs and the technic was used successfully in cadavers. The shunt technic and its possible clinical application are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)588-592
Number of pages5
JournalThe American Journal of Surgery
Volume121
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1971

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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