In Cholelithiasis, What Role for Ursodeoxycholic Acid Rx?

August 14, 2013

In patients in whom cholelithiasis with numerous stones is incidentally noted on imaging, should ursodeoxycholic acid be considered to help dissolve the stones and reduce the risk of biliary disease?

In patients in whom cholelithiasis with numerous stones is incidentally noted on imaging, ursodeoxycholic acid (ursodiol) should be considered to help dissolve the stones and reduce the risk of biliary disease.

a. True
b. False

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