a semisynthetic glycerol derivative used to dissolve cholesterol gallstones in the common and intrahepatic bile ducts.
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A semisynthetic esterified glycerol used as a solubilizing agent for radiolucent gallstones retained in the biliary tract following cholecystectomy.
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