Genetic epidemiology of cholesterol cholelithiasis among Chilean Hispanics, Amerindians, and Maoris

Geltrude Mingrone, Jf Miquel, C Covarrubias, L Villaroel, Av Greco, L Puglielli, P Carvallo, G Marshall, G Del Pino, F. Nervi

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Abstract

The etiology of cholesterol gallstones is multifactorial, with interactions of genes and the environment. The hypothesis that aborigine cholesterol lithogenic genes are widely spread among Chileans, a population with a high prevalence of gallstones, was tested.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)937-946
Numero di pagine10
RivistaGastroenterology
Volume115
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 1998

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Chile
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cholesterol
  • Female
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Humans
  • Indians, South American
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Oceanic Ancestry Group
  • Polynesia

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