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Table 4 Postoperative morbidity and mortality rates in the simultaneous cholecystectomy group and the gastrectomy only group

From: Clinical analysis of prophylactic cholecystectomy during gastrectomy for gastric cancer patients: a retrospective study of 1753 patients

  Simultaneous cholecystectomy (n = 62) Gastrectomy only (n = 1691) χ2 p value
Postoperative morbidity 8.1% (4.9) 8.9% (145) 0.021 0.997
 Wound infection 8.1% (5) 8.7% (147) 0.030 0.991
 Hemorrhage 3.2% (2) 3.3% (55) 0.021 0.998
 Anastomotic leak 6.4% (4) 7.2% (121) 0.045 0.997
 Duodenal stump leak 1.6% (1) 1.7% (29) 0.031 0.992
 Gastric stasis 12.8% (8) 14.8% (251) 0.179 0.855
 Intraabdominal abscess 3.2% (2) 3.1% (52) 0.022 0.998
 Pulmonary infection 6.4% (4) 6.7% (114) 0.008 0.998
 Diarrhea 17.7% (11) 17.4% (295) 0.004 1.000
 Postoperative cholangitis 8.1% (5) 9.6% (162) 0.159 0.828
 Postoperative pancreatitis 11.3% (7) 13.2% (224) 0.200 0.848
Postoperative mortality 1.6% (1) 2.2% (38) 0.111 1.000