Dissolution of gall stones with an ursodeoxycholic acid menthol preparation: a controlled prospective double blind trial.

@article{Leuschner1988DissolutionOG,
  title={Dissolution of gall stones with an ursodeoxycholic acid menthol preparation: a controlled prospective double blind trial.},
  author={Maria Leuschner and Ulrich F H Leuschner and D Lazarovici and Winfried Kurtz and A Hellstern},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1988},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={428-32}
}
In a controlled prospective double blind trial patients with cholesterol gall bladder stones are treated with ursodeoxy-cholic acid (group A: UDCA 11.1 mg/kg per day; n = 16) and Ursomenth respectively (group B: a mixture of UDCA/menthol: 4.75 mg/kg per day each; n = 17). With same stone number and size (10-12 mm) there is a complete dissolution rate in group A of 38%, and of 53% in group B within 15-16.9 months. The response rate (complete + partial dissolution) amounted to 75% and 76… CONTINUE READING

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