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A 10-Year Follow-up of a Longitudinal Study of Gallstone Prevalence at Necropsy in South East England

Khan, Hamed N., Harrison, Margaret, Bassett, Eryl E., Bates, Tom (2009) A 10-Year Follow-up of a Longitudinal Study of Gallstone Prevalence at Necropsy in South East England. Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 54 (12). pp. 2736-2741. ISSN 0163-2116. (doi:10.1007/s10620-008-0682-3) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:23593)

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine a

the burden of gallstones in a necropsy study with matched

males fell from 20.2% to 19.1% (P = 0.022) and in 4,125

gallstone subjects had a higher BMI than controls 24.5 vs.

as common in diabetics, but not with coronary heart disease

gallstones, but cholecystectomy was more common in

The prevalence of gallstones fell slightly. The association

CHD, and for BMI this was confined to females. Gallstones

and seldom cause death.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/s10620-008-0682-3
Uncontrolled keywords: Case control, cholecystectomy, coronary heart disease, diabetes, gallstones, necropsy, obesity prevalence
Subjects: R Medicine > RD Surgery
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Mathematics Statistics and Actuarial Science
Faculties > Social Sciences > Centre for Professional Practice
Depositing User: Tom Bates
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2010 12:02 UTC
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 15:13 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/23593 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Bates, Tom: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5554-1945
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