The prevalence of gallstones in patients suffering from liver cirrhosis: a clinico-statistical study of 350 patients.

@article{Grassi1992ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of gallstones in patients suffering from liver cirrhosis: a clinico-statistical study of 350 patients.},
  author={Maurizio Grassi and Camillo E. Allevato and S Mammucari and Stefania Lazzari and Susanna Nocchi},
  journal={The Italian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1992},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={
          342-6
        }
}
The overall prevalence according to sex and to age group of biliary calculosis was assessed in 350 patients with liver cirrhosis: data were compared with homogeneous findings in the general population of the GREPCO study. Cholelithiasis was found to be significantly more frequent in cirrhotics, and the pattern was confirmed when data were analyzed according to sex; a significantly higher percentage was found in cirrhotics of the 40-49 and 60-69 age groups. Among cirrhotics with gallstones… CONTINUE READING