Clinical correlation of gallstone disease in a Chinese population in Taiwan: experience at Cheng Hsin General Hospital.

@article{Liu2006ClinicalCO,
  title={Clinical correlation of gallstone disease in a Chinese population in Taiwan: experience at Cheng Hsin General Hospital.},
  author={C Liu and Tao-Hsin Tung and Pesus Chou and Victor Tze-Kai Chen and Chung-Te Hsu and Wu-Shyong Chien and Yeu-Tyng Lin and Hsu-Feng Lu and Hui-Chuan Shih and Jorn-Hon Liu},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 8},
  pages={1281-6}
}
AIM To explore the prevalence of gallstone disease (GSD) in Taiwan and condition-associated factors related to it. METHODS We studied a total of 2386 healthy adults (1235 males and 1151 females) voluntarily admitted to Cheng Hsin General Hospital for a paid physical check-up between January 2002 and December 2002. Blood samples and ultrasound sonography results were collected. RESULTS The overall prevalence of GSD among this study-population was 5.3%, including 1.7% (n=40) having a single… CONTINUE READING

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