What does TIPS stand for?
TIPS stands for transjular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt:
Transjugular – through the jugular vein in your neck
Intrahepatic – within your liver
Portosystemic – from the portal vein to the hepatic vein
Shunt – a tube that allows flow from one blood system to another
What is a TIPS procedure?
A transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is a procedure where a path is created in the liver to connect two veins, the path is called a shunt. The shunt is held open by a small tube called a stent (see picture...
Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography (CCTA)
What is CCTA?
Coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) is a heart imaging test that helps determine if plaque buildup has narrowed a patient’s coronary arteries, the blood vessels that supply the heart. Plaque is made of various substances circulating in the blood, such as fat, cholesterol and calcium that deposit along the inner lining of the arteries. Plaque, which builds up over time, can reduce or in some cases completely block blood flow. Patients undergoing a CCTA scan receive an iodine-containing contrast material (dye) as an intravenous...
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