This book, the proceedings of the Falk Syposium No. 139 on "Gallstones: Pathogenesis and Treatment," held in Freiburg, Germany, on January 15-16, 2004, reflects the tremendous advances in the field of biliary diseases both at the genetic and cellular as well as the clinical levels. In industrialized countries, gallstones are a frequent clinical entity with a prevalence of 10-15%. In clinical practice one can differentiate between cholesterol stones, black pigment stones and brown pigment stones. 80-90% of gallbladder ...

Gallstones: Pathogenesis and Treatment 2004, Springer

ISBN-13: 9780792387985

2004 edition