Prevalence of gallstones in elderly black women in Soweto, Johannesburg, as assessed by ultrasound.

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In Western populations, about a third of elderly women have gallstones, as assessed from ultrasonography. In South Africa, cholelithiasis is reported to be increasing in urban blacks. Their recent dietary changes include a rise in fat and a fall in dietary fiber intake. To assess the current situation, we have carried out ultrasonography studies on 100… (More)

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@article{Walker1989PrevalenceOG, title={Prevalence of gallstones in elderly black women in Soweto, Johannesburg, as assessed by ultrasound.}, author={Alexander R P Walker and Isidor Segal and Robert Posner and Harel Shein and N. G. Tsotetsi and Ava J Walker}, journal={The American journal of gastroenterology}, year={1989}, volume={84 11}, pages={1383-5} }