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Table 3 Encephalopathy 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 encephalopathy rate 5/54(9.2) 13/56 (23.2%) < 0.05
12-month encephalopathy rate 8/54 (14.8) 19/56 (33.6) < 0.05
Number of encephalopathy attacks 13 33 < 0.05
 One attack 8 19  
 Two attacks 4 12
 Three attacks 1 2