Motor Dysfunction, Etiology and Pathogenesis of Gallstones

Shing-moo Huang, MD, PhD
Faculty of Division of Surgery, Department of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, P.R. China

Series: Digestive Diseases – Research and Clinical Developments
BISAC: MED031000



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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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This book adheres to strict scientific principles and is designed to explore the whole aspect of gallstone disease from the micro world of the genetic profiles, basic metabolisms of bile lipids in cholesterol gallstone patients, to the macro world of clinical triple defects of gallstone patients. It is especially suitable for medical professionals: internists, surgeons, residents, nurses and medical students, and for collection by libraries. This book deals with motor dysfunction in calculous gallbladders as well as reactive oxygen species in relation to gallstone formation. Etiology and pathogenesis of pigment, calcium carbonate and intra-hepatic gallstones are also discussed. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )


Chapter I. Motor Dysfunction in Calculous Gallbladders

Chapter II. Etiology and Pathogenesis of Cholesterol Gallstones

Chapter III. Etiology and Pathogenesis of Pigment Gallstones

Chapter IV. Etiology, Pathogenesis and Clinical Relevance of
Calcium–Containing and Calcium Carbonate Gallstones

Chapter V. Reactive Oxygen Species, Melatonin, Methionine, Ezetimibe
and Gallstones

Chapter VI. Future Work and Conclusion


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