Colorectal Cancer Risk in Cholelithiasis and after Cholecystectomy in Northern Greece

 
This item is provided by the institution :

Repository :
Annals of Gastroenterology
see the original item page
in the repository's web site and access all digital files if the item*
share




2007 (EN)
Colorectal Cancer Risk in Cholelithiasis and after Cholecystectomy in Northern Greece (EN)

A. Papagiannis, N. Eugenidis, E. Kamperis, Olga Giouleme,
I. Pilpilids, G. Paroutoglou, S. Dimiropoulos, P. Tsolkas, I. Galanis,, P. Katsinelos, B. Papaziogas,

SUMMARY Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the possible correlation between cholelithiasis or cholecystectomy and colorectal carcinoma. Methods: 400 consecutive patients with colorectal carcinoma (CRC group) were compared with 400 consecutive patients suffering from carcinoma of the breast (BC group) for the incidence of cholelithiasis and cholecystectomy. Results: The group of the patients with colorectal carcinoma included 176 men and 224 women with a mean age of 60 years (24–83 years), while the group of patients with carcinoma of the breast comprised 400 women with a mean age of 55 years (25–76). The incidence of cholelithiasis and cholecystectomy was significantly higher in the CRC group (23% vs 11%, p (EN)

info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

Ελληνική Γαστροεντερολογική Εταιρία (EL)
Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (EN)

2007-03-19


Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (EN)

1792-7463
1108-7471
Annals of Gastroenterology; Volume 17, No 2 (2004) (EN)



*Institutions are responsible for keeping their URLs functional (digital file, item page in repository site)