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Table 3 Clinical and outcome parameters versus age group for patients with PC (median age = 73)

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

  Age <73 Age >74
Variable N N
Sex M/F 26/25 31/22
ASA   
 I 16 0
 II 21 23
 III 13 26
 IV 1 4
Comorbidity   
 No 24 4
 Cardio-pulmonary 16 32
 Cancer 3 10
 Other 8 5
Tokyo classification   
 Mild 6 4
 Moderate 40 47
 Severe 5 2
Gall bladder stones   
 Yes 41 43
 No 9 10
 Complications to PC   
 Dislocation 4 3
 No complications 44 47
Days with drain 6,5 6,5
Length of stay postdrain (median) 9 10
Later cholecystectomy   
 Yes 29 2
 No 20 43
 Sphincterotomy 1 7