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Table 1 Comparative studies in the management of gallstone ileus

From: Twice recurrent gallstone ileus: a case report

  Enterotomy One-stage repair Comparison
Authors Year Follow-up (range) in months N Operative mortality Operative morbidity Recurrent biliary disease N Operative mortality Operative morbidity Recurrent biliary disease Operative mortality Operative morbidity Recurrent biliary disease
Reisner and Cohen [1] 1994 NR 801 11.7% NR NR (6% RGSI) 113 16.9% NR NR (5.3% RGSI) Favors E (NS) NR NR
Rodriguez-Sanjuan et al. [4] 1997 40 (4–96) 16 18.8% NR 6.3% 9 33.3% NR 22.2% Favors E (NS) NR Favors E (NS)
Doko et al. [8] 2003 0.5 (0–2) 11 9.1% 27.3% NR 18 11.1% 61.1% NR Favors E (NS) Favors E (P = 0.043) NR
Tan et al. [9] 2004 24 (8–56) 7 0.0% 57.1% 0.0% 12 0.0% 58.3% 0.0% Equal Favors E (NS) Equal
  1. E enterotomy, N number, NR not reported, NS non-significant, RGSI recurrent gallstone ileus.