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Hepatitis in the Renal Patient

  • David Roth
  • Guido Perez

Abstract

In recent years, hepatitis C virus has loomed importantly as the primary cause of non-A, non-B hepatitis and as a clinical problem of growing significance. This concern applies not only to the population at large but also specifically to the ESRD population of dialysis and immunosuppressed allograft recipients. Indeed, the magnitude of this problem is reflected by the fact that HCV was barely mentioned in previous editions of this book and now merits a comprehensive chapter.

Keywords

Dialysis Patient Hemodialysis Patient Chronic Active Hepatitis Chronic Persistent Hepatitis Essential Mixed Cryoglobulinemia 
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  • David Roth
    • 1
  • Guido Perez
    • 1
  1. 1.The Veterans Administration Medical Center, Division of Nephrology (R-126)University of Miami School of MedicineMiamiUSA

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