After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Review and criticize the recent data about preemptive TIPS (p-TIPS) placement for acute variceal bleeding in the setting of portal venous hypertension.
2. Review and criticize the recent data about early placement of TIPS for recurrent ascites in the setting of portal venous hypertension.
Hamed Jalaeian, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Baystate Medical Center
None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours