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Table 4 Clinical parameters vs. patients with recurrent CBD stones

From: Endoscopic papillary large balloon dilation alone without sphincterotomy for the treatment of large common bile duct stones

Clinical parameters Recurrence (n = 25) No recurrence (n = 222) Pvalue
Age (year) 70.0 (11.75) 71.3 (13.75)* 0.649
Sex (male:female) 14:11 143:79 0.511
Stone number 1.76 (0.93) 2.39 (1.58) 0.051
Stone size 1.63 (0.49) 1.65 (0.52) 0.896
CBD size 2.01 (0.61) 1.79 (0.49) 0.036
Lithotripsy (+/-) 2/23 37/185 0.387
JPD (+/-) 13/12 108/114 0.834
  1. CBD, Common bile duct.
  2. JPD, Juxtapapillary diverticulum.
  3. *Values expressed as the mean ± standard deviation.
  4. Statistically significant.