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

@article{Misciagna1996EpidemiologyOC,
  title={Epidemiology of cholelithiasis in southern Italy. Part II: Risk factors},
  author={Giovanni Misciagna and Claudio Leoci and Vito Guerra and Marisa Chiloiro and Silvana Elba and Josephine M. Petruzzi and A Mossa and Maria Rosaria Noviello and Angelo Coviello and Marino Capece Minutolo and V. Mangini and Caterina Messa and Aldo Cavallini and Giampiero De Michele and Italo Giorgio},
  journal={European Journal of Gastroenterology \& Hepatology},
  year={1996},
  volume={8},
  pages={585–594}
}
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… 

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