Statin use and risk of gallstone disease: A meta‐analysis

@article{Kan2015StatinUA,
  title={Statin use and risk of gallstone disease: A meta‐analysis},
  author={He-ping Kan and Wen-Bin Guo and Yong-fa Tan and Jie Zhou and C. Liu and Yu-qi Huang},
  journal={Hepatology Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={45},
  pages={942 - 948}
}
  • He-ping Kan, Wen-Bin Guo, +3 authors Yu-qi Huang
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Hepatology Research
  • There is emerging evidence from animal and human studies that current statins can decrease the formation of gallbladder cholesterol gallstones and subsequently decrease the risk of gallstone disease, but consistent results have not been reported. We performed a meta‐analysis to provide an overview of the relevant studies. 
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