Preoperative prediction model of outcome after cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallstones

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Preoperative prediction model of outcome after cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallstones. / Borly, L; Anderson, I B; Bardram, L; Christensen, E; Sehested, A; Kehlet, H; Matzen, P; Rehfeld, J F; Stage, P; Toftdahl, D B; Gernow, A; Højgaard, L.

In: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, Vol. 34, No. 11, 11.1999, p. 1144-52.

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Borly, L, Anderson, IB, Bardram, L, Christensen, E, Sehested, A, Kehlet, H, Matzen, P, Rehfeld, JF, Stage, P, Toftdahl, DB, Gernow, A & Højgaard, L 1999, 'Preoperative prediction model of outcome after cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallstones', Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 34, no. 11, pp. 1144-52.

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Borly, L., Anderson, I. B., Bardram, L., Christensen, E., Sehested, A., Kehlet, H., ... Højgaard, L. (1999). Preoperative prediction model of outcome after cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallstones. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, 34(11), 1144-52.

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Borly L, Anderson IB, Bardram L, Christensen E, Sehested A, Kehlet H et al. Preoperative prediction model of outcome after cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallstones. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology. 1999 Nov;34(11):1144-52.

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Borly, L ; Anderson, I B ; Bardram, L ; Christensen, E ; Sehested, A ; Kehlet, H ; Matzen, P ; Rehfeld, J F ; Stage, P ; Toftdahl, D B ; Gernow, A ; Højgaard, L. / Preoperative prediction model of outcome after cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallstones. In: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology. 1999 ; Vol. 34, No. 11. pp. 1144-52.

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title = "Preoperative prediction model of outcome after cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallstones",
abstract = "BACKGROUND: After cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallstone disease 20{\%}-30{\%} of the patients continue to have abdominal pain. The aim of this study was to investigate whether preoperative variables could predict the symptomatic outcome after cholecystectomy.METHODS: One hundred and two patients were referred to elective cholecystectomy in a prospective study. Median age was 45 years; range, 20-81 years. A preoperative questionnaire on pain, symptoms, and history was completed, and the questions on pain and symptoms were repeated 1 year postoperatively. Preoperative cholescintigraphy and sonography evaluated gallbladder motility, gallstones, and gallbladder volume. Preoperative variables in patients with or without postcholecystectomy pain were compared statistically, and significant variables were combined in a logistic regression model to predict the postoperative outcome.RESULTS: Eighty patients completed all questionnaires. Twenty-one patients continued to have abdominal pain after the operation. Patients with pain 1 year after cholecystectomy were characterized by the preoperative presence of a high dyspepsia score, 'irritating' abdominal pain, and an introverted personality and by the absence of 'agonizing' pain and of symptoms coinciding with pain (P < 0.000001). In a constructed logistic regression model 15 of 18 predicted patients had postoperative pain (PVpos = 0.83). Of 62 patients predicted as having no pain postoperatively, 56 were pain-free (PVneg = 0.90). Overall accuracy was 89{\%}.CONCLUSION: From this prospective study a model based on preoperative symptoms was developed to predict postcholecystectomy pain. Since intrastudy reclassification may give too optimistic results, the model should be validated in future studies.",
keywords = "Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Chi-Square Distribution, Cholecystectomy, Cholelithiasis, Female, Humans, Logistic Models, Male, Middle Aged, Pain Measurement, Postoperative Complications, Predictive Value of Tests, Preoperative Care, Prospective Studies, Statistics, Nonparametric, Surveys and Questionnaires, Treatment Outcome, Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't",
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T1 - Preoperative prediction model of outcome after cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallstones

AU - Borly, L

AU - Anderson, I B

AU - Bardram, L

AU - Christensen, E

AU - Sehested, A

AU - Kehlet, H

AU - Matzen, P

AU - Rehfeld, J F

AU - Stage, P

AU - Toftdahl, D B

AU - Gernow, A

AU - Højgaard, L

PY - 1999/11

Y1 - 1999/11

N2 - BACKGROUND: After cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallstone disease 20%-30% of the patients continue to have abdominal pain. The aim of this study was to investigate whether preoperative variables could predict the symptomatic outcome after cholecystectomy.METHODS: One hundred and two patients were referred to elective cholecystectomy in a prospective study. Median age was 45 years; range, 20-81 years. A preoperative questionnaire on pain, symptoms, and history was completed, and the questions on pain and symptoms were repeated 1 year postoperatively. Preoperative cholescintigraphy and sonography evaluated gallbladder motility, gallstones, and gallbladder volume. Preoperative variables in patients with or without postcholecystectomy pain were compared statistically, and significant variables were combined in a logistic regression model to predict the postoperative outcome.RESULTS: Eighty patients completed all questionnaires. Twenty-one patients continued to have abdominal pain after the operation. Patients with pain 1 year after cholecystectomy were characterized by the preoperative presence of a high dyspepsia score, 'irritating' abdominal pain, and an introverted personality and by the absence of 'agonizing' pain and of symptoms coinciding with pain (P < 0.000001). In a constructed logistic regression model 15 of 18 predicted patients had postoperative pain (PVpos = 0.83). Of 62 patients predicted as having no pain postoperatively, 56 were pain-free (PVneg = 0.90). Overall accuracy was 89%.CONCLUSION: From this prospective study a model based on preoperative symptoms was developed to predict postcholecystectomy pain. Since intrastudy reclassification may give too optimistic results, the model should be validated in future studies.

AB - BACKGROUND: After cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallstone disease 20%-30% of the patients continue to have abdominal pain. The aim of this study was to investigate whether preoperative variables could predict the symptomatic outcome after cholecystectomy.METHODS: One hundred and two patients were referred to elective cholecystectomy in a prospective study. Median age was 45 years; range, 20-81 years. A preoperative questionnaire on pain, symptoms, and history was completed, and the questions on pain and symptoms were repeated 1 year postoperatively. Preoperative cholescintigraphy and sonography evaluated gallbladder motility, gallstones, and gallbladder volume. Preoperative variables in patients with or without postcholecystectomy pain were compared statistically, and significant variables were combined in a logistic regression model to predict the postoperative outcome.RESULTS: Eighty patients completed all questionnaires. Twenty-one patients continued to have abdominal pain after the operation. Patients with pain 1 year after cholecystectomy were characterized by the preoperative presence of a high dyspepsia score, 'irritating' abdominal pain, and an introverted personality and by the absence of 'agonizing' pain and of symptoms coinciding with pain (P < 0.000001). In a constructed logistic regression model 15 of 18 predicted patients had postoperative pain (PVpos = 0.83). Of 62 patients predicted as having no pain postoperatively, 56 were pain-free (PVneg = 0.90). Overall accuracy was 89%.CONCLUSION: From this prospective study a model based on preoperative symptoms was developed to predict postcholecystectomy pain. Since intrastudy reclassification may give too optimistic results, the model should be validated in future studies.

KW - Adult

KW - Aged

KW - Aged, 80 and over

KW - Chi-Square Distribution

KW - Cholecystectomy

KW - Cholelithiasis

KW - Female

KW - Humans

KW - Logistic Models

KW - Male

KW - Middle Aged

KW - Pain Measurement

KW - Postoperative Complications

KW - Predictive Value of Tests

KW - Preoperative Care

KW - Prospective Studies

KW - Statistics, Nonparametric

KW - Surveys and Questionnaires

KW - Treatment Outcome

KW - Journal Article

KW - Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 10582767

VL - 34

SP - 1144

EP - 1152

JO - Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology

JF - Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology

SN - 0036-5521

IS - 11

ER -

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