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29 November 2021: Clinical Research

Combined Use of Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt and Transarterial Chemoembolization in the Treatment of Esophageal and Gastric Variceal Bleeding: A Retrospective Study of 80 Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Portal Hypertension

Xinhua Zou AB , Miao Xue BCDE , Jiaping Li EFG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.934436

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e934436

Table 2 Comparison of postoperative complications between groups (n [%]).

Group(n/%)Local mucosal necrosisGastrointestinal rebleedingχ2P
TIPS+TACE (n=42)0 (0.00%)3 (7.14%)5.0180.025
Endoscopy+TACE (n=38)13 (34.21%)6 (15.79%)
TIPS – transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt; TACE – transarterial chemoembolization.

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Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750
Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750