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Future directions for conservative treatment of gallbladder calculi.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8443637     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Recent conservative gallstone treatments provide rapid relief from symptoms, but all have a potential for stone recurrence. They are indicated in patients who are unfit or unwilling to undergo cholecystectomy. Wider application will depend on selection of patients who are at least risk of recurrence, or on development of effective prophylactic strategies.
D P O'Leary; A G Johnson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of surgery     Volume:  80     ISSN:  0007-1323     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Surg     Publication Date:  1993 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-04-06     Completed Date:  1993-04-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372553     Medline TA:  Br J Surg     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  143-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
University Surgical Unit, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Cholelithiasis / prevention & control,  therapy*
Risk Factors

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