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Consider TIPS in Treating Portal Hypertension

Time to Rethink TIPS

Advanced by compelling evidence, earlier transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is helping physicians increase survival in high-risk liver disease patients.

Higher survival with TIPS comparison

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INDICATIONS FOR USE IN THE U.S.: The GORE® VIATORR® TIPS Endoprosthesis is indicated for use in the de novo and revision treatment of portal hypertension and its complications such as variceal bleeding, gastropathy, refractory ascites, and/or hepatic hydrothorax.

INDICATIONS FOR USE UNDER CE MARK: The GORE® VIATORR® TIPS Endoprosthesis is indicated for use in the treatment of portal hypertension and its complications such as: variceal bleeding refractory to, or intolerant of, conventional therapies, inaccessible varices, gastropathy, refractory ascites, and/or hepatic hydrothorax.

Refer to Instructions for Use at eifu.goremedical.com for a complete description of all applicable indications, warnings, precautions and contraindications for the markets where this product is available. RXOnly

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Footnotes & References

* Early TIPS (n = 29) compared to large-volume paracenteses and albumin infusion (LVP+A) (n = 33).

† Early TIPS (n = 66) compared to pharmacotherapy+endoscopic band ligation (EBL) (n = 605). Child-Pugh C patients with scores < 14.

  1. Bureau C, Thabut D, Oberti D, et al.  Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts with covered stents increase transplant-free survival of patients with cirrhosis and recurrent ascites.  Gastroenterology 2017;152(1):157-163.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016508516351101
  2.  Hernández-Gea V, Procopet B, Giráldez Á, et al; International Variceal Bleeding Observational Study Group and Baveno Cooperation.  Preemptive-TIPS improves outcome in high-risk variceal bleeding: an observational study.  Hepatology 2019;69(1):282-293.  https://aasldpubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/hep.30182