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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Outcomes and risk factors for cancer patients undergoing endoscopic intervention of malignant biliary obstruction

Patient characteristics:  
 Number of patients: 163
 Number of interventions: 206
 Median age (range) 66 (36–96)
Tumor diagnosis Number of patients (%)
 Pancreatic carcinoma 60 (37)
 Cholangiocellular carcinoma 34 (21)
 Colorectal carcinoma 19 (12)
 Hepatocellular carcinoma 9 (6)
 Gastric cancer 8 (5)
 Breast cancer 8 (5)
 Neuroendocrine tumor of the digestive tract 6 (4)
 Tumor of unknown origin 5 (3)
 Ovarian carcinoma 3 (2)
 Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN) 2 (1)
 Lymphoma 1 (1)
 Other tumors 8 (5)
Laboratory parameters before ERC Median (SD)
 Bilirubin (mg/dl) 4.5 (6.83)
 CRP (mg/l) 36.2 (62.11)
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