Table 1

Comparison on demographics between the two groups

EUS-GBD
n=39
PT-GBD
n=40
P value
Age81.9 (9.6)79.8 (9.6)0.214
Sex (M/F)22/1720/200.654
ASA grading (I/II/III/IV)2/4/26/71/3/27/90.866
Age-adjusted Charlson Comorbidity Index5.6 (1.6)5.6 (1.4)0.752
Time from presentation to procedure (days)*3 (2–4)3 (2–4.75)0.745
White cell counts on admission16.7 (6.8)17.6 (6.2)0.530
Severity of acute cholecystitis
 Grade II34341
 Grade III56
Same day procedure (%)14 (35.9)18 (45)0.495
  • Values are shown in mean (SD) unless otherwise specified.

  • *Value shown as median (IQR).

  • ASA, American Society of Anesthesiology; GBD, gallbladder drainage; PT, percutaneous cholecystostomy.