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Volume 2013, Article ID 635391, 5 pages
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Case Report

TIPS Placement via Combined Transjugular and Transhepatic Approach for Cavernous Portal Vein Occlusion: Targeted Approach

1Department of Interventional Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA Health System, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
2Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University, Campus Box 8131, 510 South Kingshighway Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA

Received 9 December 2012; Accepted 2 January 2013

Academic Editors: R. Bhargava and E. Kapsalaki

Copyright © 2013 Natanel Jourabchi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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