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Table 5 Concomitant interventions during index (cholecystectomy) stay, n = 43072.

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

  Open cholecystectomy n = 11928 Laparoscopic cholecystectomy n = 31144 p-value
Procedure n % n %  
Intra-operative cholangiography 8534 71.5 22486 72.2 0.176
Intra-operative cholangioscopy 1077 9.0 505 1.6 < 0.001
Common bile duct exploration 2035 17.1 262 0.8 < 0.001
Sphincterotomy 345 2.9 695 2.2 < 0.001
Laparoscopic stone extraction via cystic duct 114 1.0 581 1.9 < 0.001
Bilio-enteric anastomosis without resection 126 1.1 7 0.0 < 0.001
Excision of bile duct 23 0.2 0 0.0 < 0.001
Other operations on bile duct 20 0.2 12 0.0 < 0.001
Re-intervention on bile duct 15 0.1 4 0.0 < 0.001
Vessel suture 11 0.1 0 0.0 < 0.001
Bowel suture 34 0.3 6 0.0 < 0.001
Other open procedures 273 2.3 130 0.4 < 0.001
Other laparoscopic procedures 105 0.9 79 0.3 < 0.001
Other endoscopic procedures 322 2.7 579 1.9 < 0.001
Percutaneous procedures 25 0.2 14 0.0 < 0.001