Epidemiology of cholelithiasis in southern Italy. Part II: Risk factors

  title={Epidemiology of cholelithiasis in southern Italy. Part II: Risk factors},
  author={G. Misciagna and C. Leoci and V. Guerra and M. Chiloiro and S. Elba and Jos{\'e} Petruzzi and Ascanio Mossa and M. Noviello and A. Coviello and M. Minutolo and V. Mangini and C. Messa and A. Cavallini and Giampiero De Michele and I. Giorgio},
  journal={European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology},
  • G. Misciagna, C. Leoci, +12 authors I. Giorgio
  • Published 1996
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
  • Objective: To determine behavioural, dietary and other common factors associated with new cases of gallstones, diagnosed by ultrasonography, in a prospective cohort study conducted in southern Italy. Subjects and methods: Between May 1985 and June 1986, systematic sampling from the electoral register of Castellana, a small town in southern Italy, yielded 2472 subjects who had had their gallbladder checked for gallstones by ultrasonography. Between May 1992 and June 1993, 1962 out of the 2235… CONTINUE READING
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