Oral contraceptives and risk of gallbladder disease

Etminan, Mayhar
September 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, p1517
Academic Journal
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Oral contraceptives and the risk of gallbladder disease: a comparative safety study," by M. Etminan and colleagues in the 2011 issue.


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