Table 1

Patient characteristics and surgical procedures
Number (%)
Patients 174
 Male 93 (53.4)
 Female 81 (46.6)
Age (years)
 Mean 62.9±14.3
 Range 23–95
ASA-PS classification
 1 39 (22.4)
 2 97 (55.7)
 3 34 (19.5)
 4 4 (2.3)
Surgical procedures
 Cholecystomucoclasis (deroofing) 18 (10.3)
 Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (conventional) 163 (93.7)
 SILC 18 (10.3)
 Open cholecystectomy 11 (6.3)
 Conversion (laparoscopic to open) 13 (7.5)

ASA-PS: American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status.

SILC: Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Tsukada et al.

Tsukada et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2012 12:113   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-12-113

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