The prevalence and incidence of cholecystolithiasis in patients with chronic liver diseases: a prospective study.

@article{Sheen1989ThePA,
  title={The prevalence and incidence of cholecystolithiasis in patients with chronic liver diseases: a prospective study.},
  author={I. S. Sheen and Yun-Fan Liaw},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={1989},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={538-40}
}
To investigate the prevalence and incidence of cholecystolithiasis in hepatitis B surface antigen-positive chronic liver diseases, a prospective study using hepatobiliary ultrasonography was conducted in 933 "healthy" persons and four groups of HBsAg-positive patients: 226 asymptomatic carriers, 73 patients with chronic active hepatitis, 77 patients with early liver cirrhosis and 124 patients with advanced liver cirrhosis. Patients with hepatocellular carcinoma or alcoholism were excluded. The… CONTINUE READING

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