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Table 9 Cause of death.

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

0–90 days after index admission
Cause of death Open cholecystectomy n = 11928 Laparoscopic cholecystectomy n = 31144
Gallbladder disease 74 9
Biliary tree disease 9 2
Acute pancreatitis 9 0
Heart-lung disease 64 13
Other disease 82 13
Total 238 37
91 – 365 days after index admission
Cause of death Open cholecystectomy Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Gallbladder disease 2 0
Biliary tree disease 2 0
Acute pancreatitis 2 0
Heart-lung disease 43 27
Other diagnoses 136 57
Total 185 84