Liver Access Techniques for TIPS Creation


This course is designed for interventional radiologists who want to enhance their proficiency in transjugular liver access to treat complications of portal hypertension and ascites. Techniques utilizing Cook Medical liver access sets will be discussed.

TIPS1 Skill level required: Intermediate

Training mode: Didactic and case presentations, case observations, hands-on TIPS model.

Course objectives:
At the end of the course, attendees should:

  • Understand the optimal criteria for patient selection
  • Be able to determine strategies for treatments
  • Have increased proficiency in TIPS creation

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