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Long-Term Follow-Up After Successful Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Placement in a Pediatric Patient with Budd-Chiari Syndrome

  • Francisco César CarnevaleEmail author
  • Denis Szejnfeld
  • Airton Mota Moreira
  • Nelson Gibelli
  • Miguel Angel De Gregório
  • Uenis Tannuri
  • Giovanni Guido Cerri
Case Report

Abstract

Orthotopic liver transplantation is the standard of care in patients with Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS), and transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) has become an important adjunct procedure while the patient is waiting for a liver. No long-term follow up of TIPS in BCS patients has been published in children. We report successful 10-year follow-up of a child with BCS and iatrogenic TIPS dysfunction caused by oral contraceptive use.

Keywords

Interventional radiology Budd-Chiari syndrome Transjugular intrahepatic portasystemic shunt 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francisco César Carnevale
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  • Denis Szejnfeld
    • 1
  • Airton Mota Moreira
    • 1
  • Nelson Gibelli
    • 4
  • Miguel Angel De Gregório
    • 2
  • Uenis Tannuri
    • 4
  • Giovanni Guido Cerri
    • 1
  1. 1.Service of Interventional Radiology, Instituto de RadiologiaUniversity of Sao Paulo Medical SchoolSao PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Interventional Radiology UnitUniversity of ZaragozaZaragozaSpain
  3. 3.Sao PauloBrazil
  4. 4.Service of Pediatric Surgery, Instituto da Criança Prof. Pedro de AlcantaraUniversity of Sao Paulo Medical SchoolSao PauloBrazil

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