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Relevance of cohort studies for the study of transplant infectious diseases

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Boggian, Katia
Cusini, Alexia
Hirsch, Hans H
Khanna, Nina
Koller, Michael
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Published in Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation. 2012, vol. 17, no. 6, p. 581-5
Abstract The debate on the merits of observational studies as compared with randomized trials is ongoing. We will briefly touch on this subject, and demonstrate the role of cohort studies for the description of infectious disease patterns after transplantation. The potential benefits of cohort studies for the clinical management of patients outside of the expected gain in epidemiological knowledge are reviewed. The newly established Swiss Transplantation Cohort Study and in particular the part focusing on infectious diseases will serve as an illustration.
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Research groups Quorom-sensing et gènes de virulence (301)
Hépatologie chirurgicale (327)
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BERGER, Christoph et al. Relevance of cohort studies for the study of transplant infectious diseases. In: Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation, 2012, vol. 17, n° 6, p. 581-5. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:27467

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