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The sedimentable sterols in gallstone patients before and during ursodeoxycholic acid and simvastatin treatments.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology
Publication Date
Volume
33
Issue
12
Pages
1297–1302
Identifiers
PMID: 9930394
Source
Medline
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Abstract

Patients with high body mass index have more precipitable cholesterol in their bile. Although both UDCA and simvastatin decreased the precipitable cholesterol, the bile still contained one-third of its cholesterol in the sedimentable form.

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