Factors associated with gallstone disease: observations in the GREPCO study

  • F. Angelico
  • the GREPCO Group


Gallstone disease, and particularly cholesterol gallstones, is a common disease in most developed countries. The overall impression is that of increasing prevalence in Europe, North America and in the affluent countries. However, the understanding of factors predisposing to the disease has progressed slowly and information still derives primarily from clinical observations and autopsy series.


Gallstone Disease Gallbladder Disease Habitual Physical Activity Cholesterol Gallstone Putative Risk Factor 
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  • F. Angelico
  • the GREPCO Group

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