Cirrhosis of the liver - A risk factor for development of cholelithiasis in males

Fabio Fornari, Giuseppe Civardi, Elisabetta Buscarini, Luigi Cavanna, Davide Imberti, Sandro Rossi, Giorgio Sbolli, Michele Di Stasi, Luigi Buscarini

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Abstract

An ultrasonographic study about the prevalence of cholelithiasis was performed in 410 cirrhotic patients and in 414 controls matched for age and sex. Gallstone disease was found more often in cirrhotic patients (31.9%) than in controls (20.7%) (P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1403-1408
Number of pages6
JournalDigestive Diseases and Sciences
Volume35
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1990

Keywords

  • cholelithiasis
  • gallbladder motility
  • gallstone disease
  • hepatic cirhosis
  • ultrasonography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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