Protocol Summary

Protocol No.: OCR29582

Sponsor Protocol No.: ALTA-TIPS

Protocol Title.: ALTA TIPS: A 5-year Longitudinal Observational Study of Patients Undergoing TIPS Placement

Principal Investigator: Morelli, Giuseppe

Objective: 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.

Phase: N/A

Age Group: Adult

Age: 18 Years - N/A

Gender: All

Scope: National

Detailed Eligibility:

We expect about 1000 people in the entire study nationally. The study population will consist of patients over the age of 18 undergoing a TIPS procedure.

Applicable Conditions:

  • Cirrhosis
  • Participation Institution:

  • No UF Health MRN
  • UF Gainesville
  • UF Jacksonville
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