Proton Pump Inhibitor Use Is Associated with an Increased Frequency of New or Worsening Hepatic Encephalopathy after Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Creation.

Affiliation

Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, 2301 Erwin Road, Durham, North Carolina 27710. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

To determine whether proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use increases the rate of new or worsening hepatic encephalopathy (HE) after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) creation.