Percutaneous cholecystostomy as an alternative to cholecystectomy in high risk patients with acute cholecystitis

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Tosun S., Yener O., Ekinci Ö., Gapbarov A., Aşık M., Eren T. T. , ...More

Albanian Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, vol.3, no.2, pp.1-7, 2019 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 3 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.32391/ajtes.v3i2.39
  • Title of Journal : Albanian Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-7


Background: Cholecystectomy is the standard treatment for patients with acute cholecystitis. On the other hand, percutaneous cholecystostomy (PC) is an alternative for patients at high-risk for surgery. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcomes of PC.