New mechanisms in cholesterol gallstone disease

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The rapidly accumulating new information that has promoted the current understanding of the basic mechanisms involved in cholesterol gallstone disease are summarized in the paper. Discussed are the cholesterol solubilization in bile, lipid species in bile, crystallization of cholesterol and the gallbladder events.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)168-174
Number of pages7
JournalIsrael Journal of Medical Sciences
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1994
Externally publishedYes


  • Bile salts
  • Cholesterol
  • Crystallization
  • Gallstones
  • Phospholipids


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