Intervention Protocol

Total portosystemic shunt versus shunts preserving portal venous hepatic perfusion for variceal haemorrhage

  1. Saboor A Khan1,*,
  2. Robert Sutton2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group

Published Online: 26 JAN 1998

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001022

How to Cite

Khan SA, Sutton R. Total portosystemic shunt versus shunts preserving portal venous hepatic perfusion for variceal haemorrhage (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 1998, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD001022. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001022.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Liver Unit (Hepatobiliary Pancreatic and Liver Transplant), Birmingham, West Midlands UK, UK

  2. 2

    Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Department of Surgery, University of Liverpool,, Liverpool, UK

*Saboor A Khan, Liver Unit (Hepatobiliary Pancreatic and Liver Transplant), Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Metchley Lane, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands UK, B15 2TH, UK. saboor.711@gmail.com. sab00r_khan@yahoo.co.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 26 JAN 1998

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To compare DSRS/partial portosystemic shunt with a total portosystemic shunt in the elective management of variceal bleeding, with respect to
1. Survival
2. Rate of rebleeding
3. Incidence of encephalopathy
4. Liver function