An increased frequency of gallbladder stones in rheumatoid arthritis patients. Factors related to gallbladder stone formation


PAMUK Ö. N. , ÜMİT H. C. , ÜNLÜ M. E. , KÖKER İ. H. , ÇAKIR N.

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.24, no.3, pp.317-320, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.317-320

Abstract

Objective. In this study, we determined the frequency of gallbladder stone (GBS) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and evaluated factors which could affect the formation of GBS such as lipids and the GB motilities of the patients.