Cholesterol gallstones

Known as: Cholesterol cholelithiasis, cholesterol gallstone 
Gallstones composed primarily of cholesterol, usually about 2-3 cm in length with an oval form and a yellow or green/brown color. [HPO:probinson… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Despite the well-documented association between gallstones and the metabolic syndrome, the mechanistic links between these two… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
With an overall prevalence of 10–20%, gallstone disease (cholelithiasis) represents one of the most frequent and economically… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The Gpbar1 [G-protein-coupled BA (bile acid) receptor 1] is a recently identified cell-surface receptor that can bind and is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Cholesterol gallstone disease is characterized by several events, including cholesterol precipitation in bile, increased bile… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The prevalence of cholesterol gallstones differs among inbred strains of mice fed a diet containing 15% (wt/wt) dairy fat, 1% (wt… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Because mucin glycoproteins may be important in the pathophysiology of gallstones, we studied the relationship among biliary… (More)
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
In earlier studies, we concluded that biliary cholesterol supersaturation may be a necessary but not sufficient cause for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
We determined the maximum solubilities of cholesterol in aqueous conjugated bile salt-egg lecithin-cholesterol systems as a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
The development and validation of a direct method for measuring maximum cholesterol solubility in bile is described. Application… (More)
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Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
The concentrations of bile salt, lecithin, and cholesterol were determined on each of 66 samples of gall bladder bile from… (More)
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