Risk factors for conversion of laparoscopic cholecystectomy to open surgery associated with the severity characteristics according to the Tokyo guidelines

@article{Asai2014RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for conversion of laparoscopic cholecystectomy to open surgery associated with the severity characteristics according to the Tokyo guidelines},
  author={Koji Asai and Manabu Watanabe and Shinya Kusachi and Hiroshi Matsukiyo and Tomoaki Saito and Hajime Kodama and Takaharu Kiribayashi and Toshiyuki Enomoto and Yoichi Nakamura and Yasushi Okamoto and Yoshihisa Saida and Jiro Nagao},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={2014},
  volume={44},
  pages={2300-2304}
}
The aim of this retrospective study was to identify the risk factors associated with the severity characteristics in the Tokyo guidelines for conversion to open surgery in patients with acute cholecystitis (AC) who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy. A total of 225 patients were enrolled in the study. The patients were classified into two groups: a conversion group and a no-conversion group. The preoperative characteristics and therapeutic strategy were analyzed as risk factors for… CONTINUE READING
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