, Volume 21, Issue 4, pp 302–308 | Cite as

Gallstones: Operate, Dissolve or Leave Alone?

  • P. D. Nottle
  • E. Hughes
dh]Practical Therapeutics


Cholesterol Bile Acid Lecithin Acute Cholecystitis Cholelithiasis 
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© ADIS Press Australasia Pty Ltd 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. D. Nottle
    • 1
  • E. Hughes
    • 1
  1. 1.Alfred HospitalMonash University Department of SurgeryMelbourne

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