Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS)

This illustration was created for the Patient Page in an issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). It is meant to explain process of the TIPS procedure using lay language.

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Kamya Sankar, MD; Christopher M. Moore, MD (2017). Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts. JAMA, 317(8), 880. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.20899

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