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Table 2 Demographic data between groups with and without stone extraction

From: Is endoscopic treatment beneficial in patients with clinically suspicious of common bile duct stones but no obvious filling defects during the ERCP examination?

Characteristics Stone (+) Stone (−) P-value
  (n = 70) (n = 71)  
Gender (Male/Female) 40/30 41/30 0.942
Age 66.73 ± 17.93 61.63 ± 15.55 0.073
BMI 24.54 ± 3.58 24.77 ± 3.95 0.736
Cholecystectomy 8 (11.4 %) 8 (11.3 %) 0.976
GB stone 54 (77.1 %) 54 (76.1 %) 0.879
JPD 31 (44.3 %) 26 (36.6 %) 0.354
ALT at admission 278.9 ± 282.8 283.7 ± 260.1 0.917
Alk-P at admission 175.1 ± 120.7 162.5 ± 149.7 0.590
Total bilirubin at admission 3.49 ± 2.37 3.35 ± 2.20 0.726
CBDS risk (high vs. intermediate) 62 (88.6 %) 51 (71.8 %) 0.013*
Cholangitis 29 (41.4 %) 14 (19.7 %) 0.005*
Pancreatitis 26 (37.1 %) 22 (31.0 %) 0.440
  1. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, GB gallbladder, JPD juxta-papillary diverticulum, ALT aspartate transaminase, Alk-P alkaline phosphatase; CBDS, common bile duct stone
  2. *p < 0.05