2011-03-02 14:30:46 UTC

CGH Podcast March 2011: Renal Dysfunction as a Predictor of Mortality in Cirrhotic Patients with Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

A study in the March issue of CGH identifies renal dysfunction as the primaryt independent predictor of mortality in cirrhotic patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP). Dr. Kuemmerle speaks to study author Dr. Guadalupe Garcia–Tsao of Yale University School of Medicine; Plus, a rundown of top stories from this month's issue of GI and Hepatology News.


 

Tandon P, Garcia-Tsao G. Renal Dysfunction Is the Most Important Independent Predictor of Mortality in Cirrhotic Patients With Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis. Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology 2011; Mar; 9(3):260-265

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