Percutaneous cholecystostomy is an effective definitive treatment option for acute acalculous cholecystitis.

@article{Kirkegrd2015PercutaneousCI,
  title={Percutaneous cholecystostomy is an effective definitive treatment option for acute acalculous cholecystitis.},
  author={Jakob Kirkeg{\aa}rd and Torben Horn and S\oren Christensen and Lars Peter Skovgaard Larsen and Anders Riegels Knudsen and Frank Viborg Mortensen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of surgery : SJS : official organ for the Finnish Surgical Society and the Scandinavian Surgical Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={104 4},
  pages={238-43}
}
AIMS Acute acalculous cholecystitis can be treated with percutaneous cholecystostomy in critically ill patients unfit for surgery. However, the evidence on the outcome is sparse. We conducted a retrospective analysis of acute acalculous cholecystitis patients treated with percutaneous cholecystostomy during a 10-year study period. METHODS An observational… CONTINUE READING