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Mark A. Kliewer, MD
Doppler Evaluation of TIPS Shunts
Mark A. Kliewer, MD
05/25/2009 | Time : 22 min
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Topics mentioned in this video : Etiology of cirrhosis Portal hypertension overview Complications of portal hypertension Performance of TIPS shunts Treatment of portal hypertension TIPS complications Monitoring technique Doppler evaluation of TIPS shunts Ultrasound technique Intrahepatic portal flow TIPS thrombosis TIPS stenosis Evidence of shunt dysfunction – pre shunt, Periumbilical venous collaterals Evidence of shunt dysfunction - within the shunt Evidence of shunt dysfunction – post shunt Doppler parameters for shunt dysfunction Venous pulsatility index (VPI) Alternative imaging techniques Caveats – timing Caveats – Doppler artifact Caveats - respiration

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Keywords : alcoholic cirrhosis, ascites, cirrhosis, hepatic vein, hepatofugal flow, hepatopetal flow, inferior vena cava, IVC, monophasic venous waveform, portal hypertension, portal vein, psuedointimal hyperplasia, shunt dysfunction, TIPS shunt, TIPS stenosis, TIPS thrombosis, Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt, venous collateralization, venous collaterals, venous pulsatility index, VPI

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