Combination Therapy of Chenodeoxycholic Acid and Ursodeoxycholic Acid

  • M. Podda
  • M. Zuin
  • M. L. Petroni
  • E. Bertolini
  • A. Crosignani
  • G. Grandinetti
Conference paper


Bile acid therapy has become well established as nonsurgical treatment in selected patients with cholesterol gallstones since chenodeoxycholic acid (cheno) and, later on, ursodeoxycholic acid (urso) were introduced in the early 1970s and 1980s, respectively.


Bile Acid Saturation Index Ursodeoxycholic Acid Chenodeoxycholic Acid Cholesterol Gallstone 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Podda
    • 1
  • M. Zuin
    • 1
  • M. L. Petroni
    • 1
  • E. Bertolini
    • 1
  • A. Crosignani
    • 1
  • G. Grandinetti
    • 1
  1. 1.University of MilanMilanItaly

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