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Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume 14, Suppl D, Pages 122D-128D

Are TIPS Tops in the Treatment of Portal Hypertension? A Review on the Use and Misuse of Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts

Richard K Sterling and Arun J Sanyal

Division of Gastroenterology, Section of Hepatology, Medical College of Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA

Received 12 February 1999; Accepted 19 February 1999

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