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Table 7 Interventions during readmission within one year of 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-values
Intervention n* % n* %  
Sphincterotomy 163 1.4 286 0.9 0.360
Excision of bile duct 8 0.0 9 0.0 0.603
Bilio-enteric anastomosis without resection 18 0.2 11 0.0 0.016
Other open procedures 122 1.0 75 0.2 <0.001
Other operations on bile duct 5 0.0 6 0.0 0.716
Incisional hernia 97 0.8 52 0.2 < 0.001
Other laparoscopic procedures 1 .0 1 0.0 -
Other endoscopic procedures 201 1.7 293 0.9 0.564
Percutaneous procedures 25 0.2 5 0.0 < 0.001
  1. * number of interventions in respective group
  2. % per cent of patients in respective group