James Matera, MD, on Treating Hep C in ESRD, Renal Transplant Candidates


Dr James Matera from CentraState Medical Center in Freehold, NJ, details advances in the treatment of hepatitis C virus in patients with end-stage renal disease, and explains why it may be beneficial to defer hepatitis C treatment until after renal transplant candidates have undergone their procedure.

James J. Matera DO, FACOI, is the Medical Director of Population Health at CentraState Medical Center in Freehold, New Jersey.


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