Surgical portosystemic shunts versus transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt for variceal haemorrhage

  • Protocol
  • Intervention



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

To compare surgical portosystemic shunts versus TIPS in the treatment of chronic variceal haemorrhage with respect to survival, rebleeding rate, rate of encephalopathy, and complications including shunt thrombosis.