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Recent Advances in the Epidemiology and Prevention of Gallstone Disease
Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Epidemiology and Prevention of Gallstone Disease, held in Rome, December 4–5, 1989
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List of contents.- One: Methodology, Prevalence and Incidence of Gallstone Disease.- The GREPCO studies: methodology, prevalence and incidence data.- Prevalence and incidence of gallstone disease: the Sirmione study.- Gallbladder disease prevalence and cholecystectomy rates.- Prevalence of clinical gallbladder disease in Mexican Americans.- The Italian multicenter study on epidemiology and prevention of cholelithiasis (MICOL): ultrasonographic standardization.- Prevalence of gallstone disease in 18 Italian population samples: first results from the MICOL study.- Two: The Natural History of Gallstone Disease.- The natural history of gallstones: the GREPCO experience.- Natural history of gallstone disease: the Sirmione study.- 9. The outcome of gallstone disease in symptomatic and asymptomatic patients.- 10. Factors affecting the decision to undergo cholecystectomy for mildly symptomatic gallstones.- Three: Risk Factors for Gallstone Disease.- 11. Prevalence of gallstone disease in thalassaemia minor.- 12. Cholelithiasis and blood groups: evidence for a lack of association.- 13. Genetic, ethnic, and environmental factors: findings from the San Antonio heart study.- 14. Risk factors for gallstone disease: genetic, ethnic and environmental factors.- 15. Aging and gallstone disease.- 16. Gallstone prevalence in obese women: pathogenic role of hyperlipoproteinaemia and gallbladder motility.- 17. Serum lipids and gallstone disease.- 18. Dietary habits and gallstones: a study of male self-defense officials in Japan.- 19. Gallbladder and pregnancy.- 20. Risk factors for gallstone disease: the Sirmione study.- 21. Gallstones that form during rapid weight loss.- 22. Concluding remarks.


ISBN-13: 9789401056656
Publisher: Springer (Springer Netherlands)
Publication date: November, 2012
Pages: 192
Weight: 290g
Availability: POD
Subcategories: Epidemiology, Gastroenterology, General
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' This book is interesting and well organised, succeeding in avoiding statistical jargon. ' Journal of Epidemiology and community Health 47:2 1993