Oral contraceptives, pregnancy, and endogenous oestrogen in gall stone disease--a case-control study.

@article{Scragg1984OralCP,
  title={Oral contraceptives, pregnancy, and endogenous oestrogen in gall stone disease--a case-control study.},
  author={Robert Scragg and A J Mcmichael and Robert F. Seamark},
  journal={British medical journal},
  year={1984},
  volume={288 6433},
  pages={1795-9}
}
A case-control study of gall stone disease in women in relation to use of contraceptives, reproductive history, and concentrations of endogenous hormones was undertaken. The study population comprised 200 hospital patients with newly diagnosed gall stone disease, 182 individually matched controls selected from the community, and 234 controls who were patients in hospital. Use of oral contraceptives was associated with an increased risk of developing gall stones among young subjects but a… CONTINUE READING

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