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What are the risks of undergoing a portal vein bypass?

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Dr. Leila Wing
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Bleeding, infection

As with any procedure, there are risks of bleeding and infection.
There could be technical complications from doing the procedure, and there can also be development of encephalopathy (confusion) related to liver disease.

In brief: Bleeding, infection

As with any procedure, there are risks of bleeding and infection.
There could be technical complications from doing the procedure, and there can also be development of encephalopathy (confusion) related to liver disease.
Dr. Leila Wing
Dr. Leila Wing
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In brief: Low compared to NOT

If you need it, you are in trouble.
It is a serious operation all operations carry risks of dying, bleeding, infection, failure, and those specific risks will be clarified by your surgeon in preparation. Risks, benefits and alternatives discussion is done prior to your consenting to any operation.

In brief: Low compared to NOT

If you need it, you are in trouble.
It is a serious operation all operations carry risks of dying, bleeding, infection, failure, and those specific risks will be clarified by your surgeon in preparation. Risks, benefits and alternatives discussion is done prior to your consenting to any operation.
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