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Table 7 Compared analyses for jaundiced patients with and without PBD (n = 47)

From: The prognostic importance of jaundice in surgical resection with curative intent for gallbladder cancer

Variables   With PBD,n = 19 Without PBD, n = 28 p-value
Male gender   6 15 0.141
Mean age (range)   55.2 ± 11.1 59.0 ± 10.9 0.247
Postoperative hospital stay   18.8 ± 9.1 20.4 ± 15.6 0.689
Bilirubin level at presentation   234.0 ± 120.5 194.4 ± 125.7 0.287
Intra-operative bleeding (mL)   800.0 ± 761.4 723.2 ± 475.6 0.672
Operative time (min)   328.9 ± 77.7 297.1 ± 84.8 0.199
R0   15 (78.9) 21 (75.0) 0.795
Mortality (number of patients)   1 (5.3%) 2 (7.1%) 0.854
Morbidity (need invasive treatment)   6 (31.6%) 10 (35.7%) 0.755
Intra-abdominal abscesses   4 (21.1%) 5 (17.9%) 0.787
Survival 0.968
  One-year survival 37.9% 38.5%  
  Three-year survival 6.3% 8.7%