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Table 3 Medical utilization for patients who underwent percutaneous cholecystostomy and cholecystectomy in Taiwan from 2003 to 2012

From: Outcome comparison between percutaneous cholecystostomy and cholecystectomy: a 10-year population-based analysis

Procedure type Summed cases LOS (days) Cost (USD)
2003–2012(%) Mean ± SE Mean ± SE
Cholecystectomy 225,558 (95.28%) 9.51 ± 1.06 2836.86 ± 8.59
Percutaneous Cholecystostomy 11,184 (4.72%) 17.20 ± 1.52 4106.71 ± 52.53
P-value   <0.001 <0.001
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