Total portosystemic shunt versus shunts preserving portal venous hepatic perfusion for variceal haemorrhage
Editorial Group: Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group
Published Online: 26 JAN 1998
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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.
- Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
- Published Online: 26 JAN 1998
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
2. Rate of rebleeding
3. Incidence of encephalopathy
4. Liver function