Safety and efficacy of transfemoral intrahepatic portosystemic shunt for portal hypertension: A single-center retrospective study
Yu Zhang, Fu-Quan Liu, Zhen-Dong Yue, Hong-Wei Zhao, Lei Wang, Zhen-Hua Fan, Fu-Liang He, Department of Interventional Therapy, Peking University Ninth School of Clinical Medicine, Beijing Shijitan Hospital and Capital Medical University, Beijing 100010, China
Author contributions: Liu FQ designed the research; Yue ZD, Zhao HW, Wang L, Fan ZH and He FL performed the research; Zhang Y analyzed the data and wrote the paper; Liu FQ critically revised the manuscript for important intellectual content.
Supported by Capital Health Development Scientific Research Project, No. 2018-1-2081.
Institutional review board statement: All patients involved in this study gave their informed consent. Institutional review board approval of our hospital was obtained for this study.
Informed consent statement: Written informed consent was waived from all subjects in this study.
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Corresponding author: Fu-Quan Liu, BCPS, MD, Director, Professor, Department of Interventional Therapy, Peking University Ninth School of Clinical Medicine, Beijing Shijitan Hospital and Capital Medical University, No. 10 Tie Yi Road, Yangfangdian, Haidian District, Beijing 100010, China. email@example.com
Received: March 8, 2019
Peer-review started: March 8, 2019
First decision: April 18, 2019
Revised: April 28, 2019
Accepted: May 11, 2019
Article in press: May 11, 2019
Published online: June 26, 2019