Assessing Outcome After H-graft Shunt Placement (PHTN)
The objective of this study is to evaluate the pre-operative symptoms and medical history of patients with portal hypertension who have undergone placement of H-graft portacaval shunts and correlate this with patient outcomes.
|Official Title:||A Study Assessing Patient Outcomes After Placement of H-graft Portacaval Shunts for the Treatment of Portal Hypertension|
- The objective of this study is to evaluate the pre-operative symptoms and medical history of patients with portal hypertension who have undergone placement of H-graft portacaval shunts and correlate this with patient outcomes. [ Time Frame: 5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||July 2007|
|Study Completion Date:||July 2010|
Patients will have charts reviewed for relevant medical information before and after surgery to assess patient outcome after placement of H-graft shunt for the treatment of portal hypertension.
Other: Chart Review
Patients' charts will be reviewed for relevant medical information.
Research data will be collected by accessing the Tampa General Hospital medical record charts as well as the Harbourside medical charts, and extracting the necessary research data. The charts will be reviewed for the relevant medical information in order to assess outcomes in patients having H-graft shunts placed for the treatment of portal hypertension.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00519610
|United States, Florida|
|Tampa General Hospital/University of South Florida|
|Tampa, Florida, United States, 33606|
|Principal Investigator:||Alexander S Rosemurgy, MD||University of South Florida|