Drugs which reduce plasma low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) may protect against gallstone disease. Whether plasma levels of LDL-C per se predict risk of gallstone disease remains unclear. We tested the hypothesis that elevated LDL-C is a causal risk factor for symptomatic gallstone disease.
Journal of Hepatology, 2013, Vol 58, Issue 1, p. 126-33
Journal Article; Meta-Analysis; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't