[In vivo dissolving of gall-stones: the effect of chenodeoxycholic acid. (author's transl)].

@article{Fromm1975InVD,
  title={[In vivo dissolving of gall-stones: the effect of chenodeoxycholic acid. (author's transl)].},
  author={Hans Fromm and A Eschler and D T{\"o}llner and Helmuth Canzler and Friedrich Werner Schmidt},
  journal={Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift},
  year={1975},
  volume={100 32},
  pages={1619-24}
}
Chenodeoxycholic acid (CDCA) was administered for an average of 15 months to 14 patients with gall-stones. The gall-stones were radiolucent in all but one instance (solitary calcified stone). Stones dissolved completely after 12 and 15 months of therapy, respectively, in two patients, while in four the size of the stones diminished. No change occurred in the remaining patients. In five patients multiple stones dissolved, while in one a radiolucent solitary stone dissolved. In one patient, with… CONTINUE READING