Purpose

ALTA is a multicenter consortium focused on the management of portal hypertension. ALTA TIPS is a longitudinal observational study of patients who are undergoing transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) placement. ALTA will create a database that will provide clinical parameters and outcomes of patients undergoing TIPS as part of their standard of care in hopes of answering key clinical questions.

Conditions

Eligibility

Eligible Ages
Over 18 Years
Eligible Genders
All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
No

Inclusion Criteria

  • Subjects over the age of 18 able to provide consent or have a legally authorized consent in the event the subject is unable to consent due to a transient clinical condition - Subject scheduled to undergo a TIPS procedure

Exclusion Criteria

  • Minors under the age of 18 at the time of enrollment - Prisoners - Pregnant Women - Subjects undergoing TIPS placement as part of an investigational study outside of usual clinical care

Study Design

Phase
Study Type
Observational [Patient Registry]
Observational Model
Cohort
Time Perspective
Prospective

Recruiting Locations

University of Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona 85006
Contact:
Amparo Villanueva
mvillanueva@arizona.edu

More Details

Status
Recruiting
Sponsor
Northwestern University

Study Contact

Cynthia Padilla, BA
3129264260
cynthia.padilla@northwestern.edu

Notice

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