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World J Hepatol. Feb 27, 2012; 4(2): 35-42
Published online Feb 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i2.35
Transjugular intrahepatic porto-systemic shunt in the elderly: Palliation for complications of portal hypertension
Mubin I Syed, Hetal Karsan, Hector Ferral, Azim Shaikh, Uzma Waheed, Talal Akhter, Alan Gabbard, Kamal Morar, Robert Tyrrell
Mubin I Syed, Azim Shaikh, Uzma Waheed, Kamal Morar, Robert Tyrrell, Dayton Interventional Radiology, Dayton, OH 45409, United States
Mubin I Syed, Kamal Morar, Robert Tyrrell, Department of Radiological Sciences, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45409, United States
Hetal Karsan, Department of Hepatology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States
Hector Ferral, Department of Interventional Radiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, United States
Talal Akhter, Department of the College of Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH 44272, United States
Alan Gabbard, Department of Gastroenterology, Springfield Regional Medical Center, Springfield, OH 45505, United States
Author contributions: All authors contributed equally to this paper.
Correspondence to: Mubin I Syed, MD, FSIR, FACR, Dayton Interventional Radiology, 3075 Governors Place Blvd., Ste. 120, Dayton, OH 45409, United States.
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Received: August 17, 2011
Revised: January 8, 2012
Accepted: February 24, 2012
Published online: February 27, 2012
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