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Liver Disease

Liver disease can be genetic or caused by factors such as viruses, alcohol use and obesity.

Hometown Health Blog

Redefining liver health: Understanding steatotic liver disease

More than a quarter of the world's adult population is affected by the most common form of chronic liver disease. Learn about a shift underway to redefine steatotic liver disease and raise awareness.

Victoria Louwagie PAC By Victoria Louwagie February 6, 2024

Targeted radiation therapy: Y-90 and liver cancer

Y-90 radioembolization is an innovative treatment for liver cancer that precisely delivers radiation to a tumor. Learn about the benefits and if this may be an option for you.

Jeremy McBride, M.D. By Jeremy McBride July 14, 2023

TIPS procedure likened to dealing with traffic backup

Liver disease caused Megan Morgan's excess fluid buildup in her abdomen. A transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) acted like a "bypass road."

September 22, 2020