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Table 1 Patient and disease characteristics for 104 patients treated with percutaneous gall bladder drainage

From: Percutaneous cholecystostomy in acute cholecystitis; a retrospective analysis of a large series of 104 patients

Variable Patients %
Age (median, range) 73,5 22 - 96
Sex   
 Men 57 54,8
 Women 47 45,2
Comorbidity   
 Cardio-pulmonary 48 46,2
 Cancer 13 12,5
 Other 13 12,5
 None 28 26,9
 Not stated 2 1,9
Diagnosis   
 Calculous cholecystitis 86 82,7
 Acalculous cholecystitis 18 17,3
ASA score   
 I 16 15,4
 II 44 42,3
 III 39 37,5
 IV 5 4,8
Tokyo classification   
 Grade 1 (mild) 10 9,6
 Grade 2 (moderate) 87 83,7
 Grade 3 (severe) 7 6,7
Previous bile colic   
 Yes 24 23,1
 No 80 76,9
Previous cholecystitis   
 Yes 15 14,4
 No 89 85,6
White blood cell counts (median, range)   
 Day 0 14,0 1,8 – 35,0
 Day 2 9,6 2,2 – 33,0
 Day 4 8,8 1,9 – 35,0