Table 3

Types of recurrence of biliary events

TypeNo. (%) of patients (n = 76)No. (%) of episodes (n = 110)
Acute cholecystitis46 (17.2)54 (49.1)
 Complicated*17 (6.3)19 (17.3)
Common bile duct stone37 (13.8)46 (41.8)
 No cholangitis or pancreatitis30 (11.1)34 (30.9)
 Cholangitis8 (3.0)9 (8.2)
 Pancreatitis3 (1.1)3 (2.7)
Biliary colic7 (2.6)7 (6.3)
Liver abscess2 (0.7)2 (1.8)
Post ERCP complication1 (0.4)1 (0.9)
  • ERCP = endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.

  • * Purulent or abscessed, gangrenous or perforated.