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Table 1 Primary diagnosis at index (cholecystectomy) stay, n = 44084

From: Cholecystectomy in Sweden 2000 – 2003: a nationwide study on procedures, patient characteristics, and mortality

  Open cholecystectomy n = 12675 Laparoscopic cholecystectomy n = 31409 p-value*
  n % n %  
Gallbladder disease 11363 89.6 30409 96.8  
Bile duct disease 192 1.5 113 0.4  
Acute pancreatitis 373 2.9 622 2.0  
Other diagnoses 747 5.9 265 0.8  
      < 0.001
  1. *calculated with the chi-square test