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Thomas Salazer from Hackensack University Medical Center: Plenty of Challenges in Nephrology but Lots of Enthusiasm to Tackle Them



There is no shortage of people in need of a kidney transplant but a considerable shortage in the number of organs available to these patients. Despite that health care professionals in nephrology are determined to provide their patients the highest quality of life possible in spite of these challenges.

Thomas L. Salazer, MD, from Hackensack University Medical Center, now known as HackensackUMC discussed some of the challenges his colleagues in the field of nephrology face on a daily basis. Salazer said with so many patients on dialysis and having other comorbidities as a result nephrologists are forced to face a variety of conditions on a daily basis which can complicate the treatment process.

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