Oral gallstone dissolution therapies
Surgery is still the recommended and proven effective management for cholelithiasis. However, when surgery poses more risk than benefits or if surgical management is refused, oral dissolution therapy may be a helpful alternative, providing patients relief from biliary colic and preventing further formation and accumulation of gallstones while therapy is ongoing.
School of Nursing
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