Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS)

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam

Patient Data

Age: Adult

A radio-opaque stent is seen vertically oriented over the liver shadow. Its proximal end reaches the base of the heart.

Case Discussion

Appearance of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) on plain x-ray.

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