[Complications of transcutaneous transhepatic endovascular interventions in patients with portal hypertension].Khirurgiia (Mosk). 1996K
Results of endovasal treatment of 196 patients with portal hypertension and its complications are analysed. The total rate of complications is 23.4%, the most serious of them were intraabdominal bleeding (2.5%), portal vein thrombosis (2.1%). The rate of mortality, related to the complications of transhepatic procedures, was 2.5%. The majority of the complications were specific to the character of the disease: liver cirrhosis, ascites, high portal pressure, coagulating system disorders.