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Decompression Intervention of Variceal Rebleeding Trial (DIVERT)

Study:

Decompression Intervention of Variceal Rebleeding Trial

Rationale:

n/a

Purpose:

The Decompression Intervention of Variceal Rebleeding Trial (DIVERT) is a multi-center prospective randomized clinical trial comparing the radiologic procedure of transjugular intrahepatic portal-systemic shunt (TIPS) with the surgical procedure of distal splenorenal shunt (DSRS) for variceal bleeding in patients with Child`s Class A and B cirrhosis. This is recognized nationally and internationally as the study that will answer the question as to which of these is the best treatment for decompression of varices in patients who have failed endoscopic and pharmacologic therapy.

Study Status: Completed

Recruiting:
n/a

Condition Intervention Phase
Esophageal and Gastric Varices
Liver Cirrhosis
Procedure: Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS)
Procedure: Distal Splenorenal Shunt
Phase 3

Verified by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) January, 2010

Sponsored by: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Information provided by: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00006161

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Treatment, Randomized, Parallel Assignment, Safety/Efficacy Study

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
United States

J. Michael Henderson, M.D.., Principal Investigator
Thomas D. Boyer, M.D.., Principal Investigator
Lennox Jeffers, M.D.., Principal Investigator
Enrique Molina, M.D.., Principal Investigator
Layton F. Rikkers, M.D.., Principal Investigator
Kareem Abu-Elmagd, M.D.., Principal Investigator
Amrik Shah, Sc.D.., Principal Investigator

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