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Galdesten og komplikationer i forbindelse med galdestenssygdom hos statinbehandlede patienter

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Søren Roepstorff1 & Line Engelbrechtsen2 1) Abdominalcenter K, Bispebjerg Hospital 2) Novo Nordisk Research Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, Section of Metabolic Genetics, Sundhedsvidenskabeligt Fakultet, Københavns Universitet Ugeskr Læger 2015;177:V05150462
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Ugeskr Læger 2015;177:V05150462
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Gallstones and gallstone-associated complications in patients treated with statin
Statins are a widely used group of drugs which can lower cholesterol levels. Recently, there has been emerging evi­dence that statins may decrease the formation of chole­s­terol gallstones and several studies have reported invert association between symptomatic cholesterol gallstones and statin use. Subsequent evidence for decrease in gal­l­stone-associated complications among statin users have not been clearly described. In this review we summarize current evidence for the association between statin use and the risk of gallstone associated complications.
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