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Research Article

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in the Elderly: An Experience at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Western Nepal

Table 1

Preoperative data.

Variable Elderly
()
Young
()
value

Age (years)65 (60–80)45 (21–59)
Sex0.151
 Male29 (37.2)46 (28)
 Female49 (62.8)118 (72)
0.091
 I62 (79.5)117 (71.3)
 II13 (16.7)45 (27.4)
 III3 (3.8)2 (1.2)
 IV0 (0)0 (0)
Comorbidity, %28 (35.9)27 (16.5)
 Cardiovascular disease5 (6.4)5 (3.0)
 Diabetes mellitus9 (11.5)13 (7.9)
 Respiratory diseases4 (5.1)2 (1.2)
 Renal disease2 (2.4)2 (1.2)
 Hypertension7 (9.0)6 (3.7)
 Neurological problems1 (1.3)1 (0.6)

Categorical variables are presented as (%). Continuous variables are presented as median (interquartile range). : American Society of Anesthesiology; value < 0.05.

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