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San Diego, California 92103


Purpose:

In unselected cirrhotic patients with acute portal hypertension-related bleeding to compare the effectiveness in control of bleeding, mortality rate, duration of life, quality of life, and economic costs of two widely used treatment measures: (1) emergency transjugular intrahepatic portal-systemic shunt (TIPS), and (2) emergency portacaval shunt.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - All patients with UGI bleeding who are shown to have the findings of cirrhosis and esophagogastric varices or portal hypertensive gastropathy and require 2 or more units of blood transfusion will be included. Exclusion Criteria: - None


NCT ID:

NCT00734227


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Marshall J. Orloff, M.D.
UCSD Medical Center


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

San Diego, California 92103
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: March 16, 2018

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