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Table 2 Follow up 6 month after TIPS in both studied groups

From: Stent patency and outcome of TIPS through the left versus the right portal branches

Parameter TIPS-LPV TIPS-RPV P value
6-month primary patency rate 51/54(94.4) 45/56 (80.3%) < 0.01
12-month patency rate 49/54 (90.7) 41/56 (73.2) < 0.005
Number of re-interventions 5 23 < 0.05
Mean re-hospitalization time (days) 3.7 ± 1.2 4.8 ± 1.4 < 0.05