Long Term Outcomes for Acute Cholecystitis Initially Managed with Percutaneous Cholecystostomy Tube: Is There Room for Improvement?


Objective: High operative risk patients diagnosed with acute cholecystitis can be managed with a percutaneous cholecystostomy tube (PCT). This retrospective cohort study seeks to describe the baseline characteristics of... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Linda T. Qu (Loyola University Medical Center)
  2. Anai Kothari (Loyola University Medical Center)
  3. Ann Hwalek (Loyola University Medical Center)
  4. Sarah Brownlee (Loyola Stritch School of Medicine)
  5. Paul C. Kuo (Loyola University Medical Center)
  6. Fred Luchette (Loyola University Medical Center)

Topic Areas

General Surgery , Trauma / Critical Care


QS-TCC/CT » Quick-Shot Presentations: Trauma/Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery/Cardiothoracic Surgery (15:00 - Thursday, 21st September, Dearth Tower Conf 2)