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Treatments could include:
An abdominal tap is a procedure to remove excess fluid in the area between the abdominal wall and the spine. Fluid buildup in the abdomen is called "ascites."
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunting (TIPS) is a procedure used to treat liver problems. TIPS is a minimally invasive procedure performed to connect two blood vessels in your liver. People who have portal hypertension may need to have ...