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*  Quantitative modeling of the physiology of ascites in portal hypertension.
... including the action of diuretics in the treatment of ascites and the ability of the plasma-ascitic albumin gradient to d ... 115] that showed that transjugular intrahepatic portasystemic shunts (TIPS) reduced liver blood flow by about 50%. ... Although the effect of diuretics on protein leak and Jlymph are relatively small, if, pre-diuretic, the rate of leak and lymph ... The measured lymph protein/plasma total protein ratios were: control: hepatic = 0.88; intestinal = 0.7; early stage cirrhosis: ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Quantitative-modeling-physiology-Ascites-in/22453061.html
*  HCV Research and News: Management of Ascites Caused by Cirrhosis - CME
... transjugular intrahepatic portasystemic shunt (TIPS), or liver transplantation. Placement of a peritoneovenous shunt, such as ... C. Stop diuretics, perform large volume paracentesis as needed to control ascites, and refer for evaluation of possible liver ... Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS). In recent years, placement of a TIPS has emerged as an alternative ... D. Proceed with a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) procedure to manage the refractory ascites. DISCUSSION ...
  http://hepatitiscresearchandnewsupdates.blogspot.com.es/2010/11/management-of-ascites-caused-by.html
*  Management of Hepatic Encephalopathy
"Elevation of intracranial pressure following transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent-shunt for variceal haemorrhage," ... 2.1.3. Glycaemic Control. Disturbed glycaemic and lipid control is common in progressive liver disease and only worsened by the ... Mannitol (an osmotic diuretic) increases brain capillary osmolality, drawing water from the brain tissue into the capillaries, ... "Successful use of bromocriptine in the treatment of a patient with chronic portasystemic encephalopathy," The New England ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijh/2011/841407/
*  Haemodynamic, renal sodium handling, and neurohormonal effects of acute administration of low dose losartan, an angiotensin II...
1995) The effects of transjugular intrahepatic portasystemic shunt on systemic and renal hemodynamics and sodium homeostasis in ... 1986) Control of sodium excretion by angiotensin II: intrarenal mechanisms and blood pressure regulation. Am J Physiol 250:R960 ... They were well compensated cirrhotic patients who had no history of ascites or diuretic use. Pugh score was 5.2 (0.2). Serum ... The control subjects did not show any significant change in either urinary sodium excretion, MAP, or heart rate during the dose ...
  http://gut.bmj.com/content/46/1/114
*  paracentesis
transjugular intrahepatic portasystemic shunt*liver cirrhosis*temporomandibular joint disorders*peritonitis*pleural effusion* ... diuretics and peritoneovenous shunting, based on a systematic review of the literature is presented. Thirty-two relevant ... has been shown to be more effective than repeated paracentesis plus albumin in the control of refractory ascites... ... Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt versus paracentesis plus albumin in patients with refractory ascites who have ...
  https://www.labome.org/topics/diagnostic/operative/paracentesis-16593.html
*  Abstracts from the British Association for the Study of the Liver Meeting Held on 13-14 September 2001 at the Royal Free...
... that underwent a portography of their transjugular intrahepatic portasystemic stent shunt were randomised to intravenous ... A control group, identified from the control group of a study on myocardial infarction in women running in the same area, were ... Treatment of sodium retention in cirrhosis is based on the administration of diuretics (furosemide and spironolactone). In a ... Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt compared with endoscopic treatment for prevention of variceal rebleeding: a meta- ...
  http://gut.bmj.com/content/50/5/e1