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Research Article

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

Table 2

Indications for laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Clinical and pathological diagnosisElderly
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Young
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Biliary colic35 (44.9)91 (55.5)0.874
Chronic calculous cholecystitis20 (25.6)40 (24.4)
Acute calculous cholecystitis5 (6.4)8 (4.9)
Mucocele of gallbladder6 (7.7)7 (4.3)
Empyema gallbladder4 (5.1)6 (3.7)
Acute biliary pancreatitis3 (3.8)5 (3.0)
Polyp with gallstone2 (2.6)4 (2.4)
Carcinoma gallbladder2 (2.6)2 (1.2)
Acute acalculous cholecystitis1 (1.3)1 (0.6)

value significant if <0.05.

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