Derivación portosistémica intrahepática transyugular

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La derivación portosistémica intrahepática transyugular (TIPS) es un procedimiento que consiste en insertar una endoprótesis vascular o stent (sonda) para conectar las venas portas a los vasos sanguíneos adyacentes que tienen presión más baja. Esto alivia la presión de la sangre que fluye a través del hígado enfermo y puede ayudar a detener el sangrado y la acumulación de líquido.

Derivación portosistémica intrahepática transyugular

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