Condtions We Treat
Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
The Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) Program treats a group of conditions where extra fat collects in the liver of people who drink little or no alcohol. Types of NAFLD include:
- Simple steatosis
- Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
Risk factors for NAFLD include obesity, type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. For treatment, patients are generally recommended lifestyle changes to improve physical activity and weight loss.
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The Liver Failure Program gives patients and referring physicians access to a team of specialists who focus in caring for patients with deteriorating liver function.
The Liver Tumor Clinic combines the knowledge and experience of professionals in the fields of hepatology, medicine, radiology, oncology and surgery to treat primary and metastatic tumors.
Treatment options include:
- Surgical removal
- Use of microwaves, radiofrequency waves or laser energy to destroy tumors
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is a leading provider of hepatocellular cancer care in New England.
The Viral Hepatitis Program offers the most advanced clinical therapies to patients with hepatitis B and C, including trials of new, long-acting interferons given in combination with other anti-viral treatments.
Our program specializes in treating patients who are co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C, and in using new therapies to prevent progression of liver disease.
Our Liver Transplant Program, through the Transplant Institute at BIDMC, provides hope for patients living with hepatitis B and C, liver cancer, and other end-stage liver diseases.
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