2011-07-06 22:56:34 UTC

CGH Podcast July 2011: Prevalence of Primary Biliary Cirrhosis–Autoimmune Hepatitis Overlap Syndrome

A study in the July CGH looked to diagnose the primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC)–chronic autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) overlap syndrome and their level of overlap at a tertiary referral center, along with clinical, biochemical, and serologic characteristics. Dr. Kuemmerle speaks to study co-author Dr. Marshall M. Kaplan of Tufts Medical Center; Plus, a rundown of top stories from this month's issue of GI and Hepatology News.


Bonder A, Retana A, Winston DM, et al. Prevalence of Primary Biliary Cirrhosis–Autoimmune Hepatitis Overlap Syndrome. Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology 2011; July; 9(7): 609-612




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