Gallstones—1977

@article{Wechsler2005Gallstones1977,
  title={Gallstones—1977},
  author={Richard L. Wechsler},
  journal={The American Journal of Digestive Diseases},
  year={2005},
  volume={23},
  pages={737-751}
}
Dr. Schoenfield: In the United States 20 million people have gallstones, while each year 800,000 new cases are discovered and 500,000 patients undergo cholecystectomy. Cholelithiasis is indeed a major medical problem. In recent years, many advances have been made in this field. Our purpose, accordingly, is to present the new concepts on the pathogenesis… CONTINUE READING