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  • Obesity increases the risk of gallbladder disease 3- to 6-fold


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    Monday, April 04, 2005 7:22 am Email this article
    Obesity increases the risk of gall bladder disease 3- to 6-fold according to a new study. Gallstones 5 times more common in obese

    Gallstones were five times more common in obese patients than normal weight patients (25 percent versus 5 percent of patients).

    Inflammed gallbladder 3 times more common in obese

    Inflammation of the gallbladder was three times more common (50 percent of obese patients versus 17 percent of non-obese).

    Cholesterol deposits in the gallbladder 6 times more common in obese

    Cholesterolosis, deposits of cholesterol in the gallbladder, was six times more common (38 percent of obese patients versus 6 percent of non-obese patients.)

    Subjects: 478 obese patients, 481 others

    The study analyzed data from 478 obese patients who had undergone weight loss surgery and a group of 481 organ donors.

    REFERENCE

    Dittrick G, Thompson J, Campos D, Bremers D, Sudan D. Gallbladder pathology in morbid obesity. Obes Surg. 2005 Feb, 15(2):238-42.

    AUTHOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION

    Department of Surgery
    University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Omaha, NE, USA

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