Percutaneous transhepatic gall bladder drainage: a better initial therapeutic choice for patients with gall bladder perforation in the emergency department.

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OBJECTIVES To investigate clinical features and outcomes in patients with acute cholecystitis with gall bladder perforation receiving open cholecystectomy or percutaneous transhepatic gall bladder drainage in the emergency department. METHODS From 1996 through 2005, 33 patients with non-traumatic gall bladder perforation, among 585 patients with acute… (More)

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