Current development in the pathogenesis of gallstones.

  title={Current development in the pathogenesis of gallstones.},
  author={Rakesh Tandon},
  journal={Tropical gastroenterology : official journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation},
  volume={11 3},
  • Rakesh Tandon
  • Published 1990 in
    Tropical gastroenterology : official journal of…
Demonstration in 1968, of the association of cholesterol supersaturation of bile with cholesterol gallstones paved the way to a physical-chemical basis for gallstone formation. It however, soon became clear that other factors including nucleation of cholesterol crystal, binding together of these crystals with mucin, and hypomotility of the gallbladder… CONTINUE READING