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, Volume 10, Issue 5–6, pp 342–350 | Cite as

Medical Treatment of Gallstones

  • J. McK. Watts
  • Paula Jablonski
  • J. Toouli
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Keywords

Cholesterol Bile Acid Gall Bladder Cholic Acid Clofibrate 

References

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© Adis Press 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. McK. Watts
    • 1
  • Paula Jablonski
    • 1
  • J. Toouli
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryMonash University, Prince Henry’s HospitalMelbourneAustralia

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