Effect of Cholecystectomy on the Role of the Gall Bladder in Fat Absorption.

Abstract

It is generally agreed that evacuation of the gall bladder enhances the digestion and absorption of fat. Clinical experience or phylogenetic considerations (Ivy, 1953; Schondube, 1955) are quoted in support of this opinion. Unfortunately convincing evidence is lacking. Some studies performed after cholecystectomy in man (Bucko and Dvorsky, 1957; Fedor and… (More)

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