Table 2

Characterization of the cholecystomucoclasis and standard cholecystectomy groups, preoperative findings, and conversion rates
CM SC Pvalue
(n=18) (n=156)
Sex 0.491
 Male 11 82
 Female 7 74
Age (years) 0.006
 Mean 71.1±8.4 61.9±14.6
 Range 58–84 23–95
ASA-PS classification 0.038
 1 2 37
 2 8 89
 3 8 26
 4 0 4
Mean CRP in mg/dL 18.1±10.5 4.7±8.1 <0.001
Range CRP in mg/dL 0.41–36.20 0.02–34.04
Approach to laparotomy
 LC (conventional) 17 128
 SILC 0 18
 OC 1 10

CRP: C-reactive protein, LC: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, SILC: Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy, OC: Open cholecystectomy.

Tsukada et al.

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

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