Gallstones--an increasing problem: a study of hospital admissions in England between 1989/1990 and 1999/2000.

@article{Kang2003GallstonesanIP,
  title={Gallstones--an increasing problem: a study of hospital admissions in England between 1989/1990 and 1999/2000.},
  author={J Y Kang and C D Ellis and Azeem Majeed and Jonathan Hoare and A Tinto and Robin C. N. Williamson and Christopher J Tibbs and J Douglas Maxwell},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={561-9}
}
BACKGROUND The number of operations for cholelithiasis increased from the 1950s to the 1990s. AIMS To determine the time trends in cholelithiasis for hospital admissions, operations and in-hospital case fatalities in England between 1989/1990 and 1999/2000, and population mortality rates between 1979 and 1999. METHODS Hospital Episode Statistics for admissions were obtained from the Department of Health and mortality data were obtained from the Office for National Statistics. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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