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Early TIPS for Ascites Study

Study:

The GORE® VIATORR® TIPS Endoprosthesis Versus Large-Volume Paracentesis for the Treatment of Ascites in Patients With Portal Hypertension

Rationale:

n/a

Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to demonstrate that TIPS with the GORE® VIATORR® TIPS Endoprosthesis improves transplant-free survival compared to LVP alone in patients who have cirrhosis of the liver with portal hypertension and difficult to treat ascites.

Study Status: Terminated

Recruiting:
n/a

Condition Intervention Phase
Liver Cirrhosis
Portal Hypertension
Ascites
Device: TIPS procedure with the GORE® VIATORR® TIPS Endoprosthesis
Procedure: LVP
N/A

Verified by W.L.Gore & Associates March, 2013

Sponsored by: W.L.Gore & Associates
Information provided by: W.L.Gore & Associates
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01236339

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
United States

Thomas Boyer, MD., Principal Investigator
Ziv Haskal, MD., Principal Investigator

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