Relationships between serum lipids and cholelithiasis: observations in the GREPCO study

  • M. Angelico
  • the GREPCO Group


The association between coronary heart disease (CHD) and gallstone disease (GD) has been a matter of much controversy over recent decades1,2. Due to the high prevalence of both diseases in the free-living population, the coexistence of CHD and GD is relatively easily observed. However, demonstration of a real association based on epidemiological data is lacking3, as it requires screening of population samples too large to be examined with objective diagnostic procedures.


Serum Cholesterol Serum Lipid Serum Triglyceride Total Serum Cholesterol Serum Cholesterol Level 
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  • the GREPCO Group

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