2011-09-01 19:22:24 UTC

CGH Podcast September 2011: Immune Dysfunction and Infections in Patients With Cirrhosis

A review article in the September issue of CGH looks at the pathogenesis of infections and immune dysfunction in patients with cirrhosis, along with diagnostic and management strategies. Dr. Kuemmerle speaks to author, K. Rajender Reddy of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. We also recap the top stories from this month's issue of GI and Hepatology News.

 

Bonnel AR, Bunchorntavakul C, Reddy KR. Immune Dysfunction and Infections in Patients With Cirrhosis. Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology 2011; Sept; 9(9): 727-738
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