Colectomy Increases Risk of Gallstones in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis, Study Suggests

Colectomy Increases Risk of Gallstones in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis, Study Suggests
The risk of gallstones increases after patients with ulcerative colitis have undergone a colectomy, according to the results of a Danish study. The study, “Increased Risk of Gallstone Disease Following Colectomy for Ulcerative Colitis,” was published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology. Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a long-term condition that results in inflammation and ulcers in

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