[Prevention of recurrence after successful gallstone dissolution].

Abstract

Gallstone recurrence is a major problem in the medical treatment of gallstones (treatment with UDCA/CDCA, ESWL, local MTBE lysis). The probability of gallstone recurrence is higher in subjects with multiple stones before dissolution treatment and in older subjects (greater than 50 years). The present knowledge on factors predictive of gallstone recurrence… (More)

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