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Hello Spring!

Times flies and Louisville Lectures has had quite the year already. For the past few months we’ve been working hard to start and continue new adventures with Little Lectures, but we’d like to take a moment to give special attention to our first Internal Medicine Lectures. Spring is here and we’d like to highlight some of our favorite Allergy & Immunology Lectures. Check them out!

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2018: a recap

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Happy New Year!

Louisville Lectures would like to wish everyone a happy new year! 2018 has been a year of new beginnings, all thanks to you! Because of you, we have expanded into Little Lectures provided by our residents, with more to come. We have also added our PulmCC blog, run by the Pulmonary & Critical Care Division here at the University of Louisville. We hope to continute to provide free open access medical education in the upcoming years.

Thank you, and stay tuned! We have a lot planned for 2019. Here’s a hint: procedures.


Louisville Lectures

Catch up on some of our most recent lectures! 


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Minimizing Complications in Cirrhosis with Dr. Marsano - *Updated*

Dr. Luis Marsano delves into providing adequate nutrition for patients with cirrhosis to prevent hepatic encephalopathy and alcoholic hepatitis. He also addresses minimizing morbidity; including preventing refractory ascites and hepatorenal syndrome and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis prevention.

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Overview of Alcoholic Liver Disease and Addiction with Dr. McClain

In this lecture, Dr. Craig McClain discusses the pathogenesis of alcoholic liver disease, treatment, and patient cases. Dr. McClain uses his expertise in nutrition to discuss risk factors and advanced pathophysiology that predispose patients to excess harm from alcohol. He closes with a focus on where the research on treatment is and what the most recent evidence tells us about how we might improve clinical management. 

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