St. Mary's Medical Center | Huntington, WV | (304) 526-1234

Liver Disease

TIPS (Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt): For patients with portal hypertension. Using X-ray guidance, a catheter is threaded through a small incision in the skin near the neck and a new vein is created with a covered stent bypassing the defected liver.