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Table 4 Comparison of perioperative characteristics according to the difficulty of cholecystitis

From: Optimal timing of cholecystectomy after percutaneous gallbladder drainage for severe cholecystitis

Variable Group A Group B P Value
(n = 35) (n = 32)
Operating time, min 146 ± 5.8 97.3 ± 6.1 <0.0001
Blood loss, mL 180 ± 32.1 28.8 ± 33.6 0.0017
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, n (%) 21 (60.0) 24 (75.0) 0.192
Open cholecystectomy, n (%) 5 (14.3) 8 (25.0) 0.268
Open conversion, n (%) 9 (25.7) 0 (0) 0.002
Subtotal cholecystectomy and/or mucoclasis, n (%) 25 (71.4) 0 (0) <0.0001
Necrosis and/or abscess, n (%) 24 (68.6) 0 (0) <0.0001
Tight adhesion at the gallbladder neck, n (%) 20 (57.1) 0 (0) <0.0001
Gallbladder stone, n (%) 30 (85.7) 28 (87.5) 0.831
  1. Continuous variables are presented as mean ± SEM