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Fred Poordad, MD, on Ethnic Differences in Telaprevir Treatment Effect

In this video Fred Poordad, MD, Chief of Hepatology and Liver Transplantation at the Comprehensive Transplant Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center evaluates the effect of race on the response to treatment and viral resistance profiles with telaprevir combination therapy.

 


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