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Top Picks from May CGH, Gastro

April 21, 2015

Drs. Hashem B. El-Serag and M. Bishr Omary share their top picks from the May issues of CGH and Gastro.

The May issues of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (CGH) and Gastroenterology are now live. The editors share their picks for the must-read articles for the month.



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