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Patients with Alcoholic Hepatitis Should Undergo Liver Transplant as Primary Treatment

Drs. Gutierriez and Shiffman debate the advantages and disadvantages of patients with Alcoholic Hepatitis undergoing a liver transplant as primary treatment.


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July 30, 2021

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Scripps CME Connection

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