Question 146: Was management of late sequelae required?
Report treatment for any complications associated with the diagnosis of VOD/SOS. Common treatments/procedures have been defined below.
Question 147-153: Specify
Variceal banding: An endoscopic procedure to place a band around a vessel to restrict flow in order to treat portal hypertension.
Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS): An artificial tube is used to connect the portal vein to the hepatic vein in order to treat portal hypertension.
Paracentesis: A needle or catheter is inserted to remove ascites fluid from the peritoneal cavity in order to treat associated pressure and other complications. This is a typical treatment for ascites.
Thoracentesis: A needle is used to remove excess fluid from the pleural cavity in order to treat associated pressure and other complications. This is a typical treatment for ascites.
Dialysis dependent: Regular dialysis treatments to address chronic renal failure. Report “yes” for recipients receiving regular dialysis treatments.
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