Prevention of coronary heart disease and risk of cholelithiasis

  • G. C. Urbinati
  • the GREPCO Group


Certain clinical and experimental observations appear to indicate that dietary1–3 and/or pharmacological4,5 measures aimed at reducing metabolic risk factors of coronary heart disease (first and foremost cholesterolaemia) may alter bile composition thus favouring gallstone formation. Epidemio-logical data, too, seem to point in this direction although they are not univocal6–10.


Coronary Heart Disease Cholic Acid Gallstone Disease Biliary Lipid Coronary Heart Disease Prevention 
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  • G. C. Urbinati
  • the GREPCO Group

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