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Synonyms for shunt

a passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another

a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current

implant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber

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transfer to another track, of trains

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provide with or divert by means of an electrical shunt

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Techniques for transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt revision.
Modifications of cardiac function in cirrhotic patients treated with Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) Am J Gastroenterol 2002;97:142-8.
Shin et al., "A new alternative for a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt: EUS-guided creation of an intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (with video)," Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol.
Hepatic laceration from wedged venography performed before transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt placement.
Surgically created portosystemic shunts must also be excluded.
Euringer et al., "Efficacy and safety of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPSS) in 40 patients with hepatocellular carcinoma," Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, vol.
She was emergently taken to the interventional suite for embolization with or without portal venous decompression via portosystemic shunt formation.
* portosystemic shunt through a portal vein 'aneurysm'
Furthermore, in cirrhotic patients with GAVE, portal decompression with transhepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) has been shown not to be a successful intervention, suggesting against a mechanism that has to do with portal hypertension leading to GAVE [16, 17].
Yagel, "Shunt diameter in agenesis of the ductus venosus with extrahepatic portosystemic shunt impacts on prognosis," Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, vol.
explored the association between the pathological damage of mitochondrial ultrastructure according to the Flameng classification system and risk of hepatic encephalopathy in patients treated with transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt. The investigators provided invaluable data from the transjugular liver biopsy procedures.
Endovascular treatment for nonacute symptomatic portal venous thrombosis through intrahepatic portosystemic shunt approach.
Type I is characterized by a complete portosystemic shunt and an absence of a portal vein (consists of superior mesenteric and splenic veins), while Type II exhibits partial portosystemic shunt and a hypoplastic portal vein.