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RC 109 - Portal hypertension and interventional radiology (IR)

Wednesday, February 28, 08:30 - 10:00 Room: M 3 Session Type: Refresher Course Topics: Interventional Radiology, Vascular, Abdominal Viscera Moderator: A. Mizzi (Msida/MT)


Chairperson's introduction

A. Mizzi; Msida/MT

A. Imaging of portal hypertension

I. Bargellini; Pisa/IT

B. Embolisation of varices and splenic artery in portal hypertension

I. Keussen; Lund/SE

C. Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS): critical appraisal of techniques and guidelines for treatment

A. Krajina; Hradec Králové/CZ

Panel discussion: Appropriate selection of patients for IR including the role of balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (BRTO) for gastric varices