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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Feb 13, 2019

In the second half of our two-part series on complications of organ transplantation, Dr. Raj Dhar (Neurocritical Care, Washington University in St. Louis) discusses his experience managing the non-infectious complications of organ transplantation--from drug toxicities to multi-disciplinary medical care.

Produced by James E. Siegler and Raj Dhar. Music by Steve Combs, Lee Rosevere, and Scott Holmes. Sound effects by Mike Koenig and Daniel Simion. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used for clinical decision making. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @brainwavesaudio for the latest updates to the podcast.


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