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May 1991

Nonsurgical Management of Cholelithiasis

Author Affiliations

Staten Island, NY

Arch Intern Med. 1991;151(5):1019. doi:10.1001/archinte.1991.00400050149030

To the Editor. —  I am writing to apologize to you and to your staff. By now, I am sure that you have received letters from my hospital and from my medical college affiliation and realize that I am out of academics.As I said, I am sorry. It will not undo what is done, nor do I expect it to. I do want to let you know how it happened, since I am not a malicious person and did not intend to steal someone else's work.Some time ago, I was asked to give an update on this topic. Since I am an internist-gastroenterologist without any research experience in this field, I read several articles, including the one by Albert and Fromm.1 It was an excellent article. I reviewed it so many times in preparation for my talk, I almost knew it by heart. To be prepared for

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