Prevalence of cholelithiasis according to alcoholic liver disease: a possible role of apolipoproteins AI and AII.

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Moderate alcohol intakes decreases the risk of gallstones; in contrast, the prevalence of gallstones is increased in patients with alcoholic cirrhosis. The aims of this prospective study were to assess the prevalence of cholelithiasis among drinkers according to the histological severity of liver disease, and to estimate the importance of serum… (More)

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