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    CholeS Score for Duration of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

    Predicts operative time of laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
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    • Use in patients undergoing elective cholecystectomy.
    • Do not use for emergency cases.

    Applies only to lap chole, not to other operations.

    May help with operative scheduling and more accurate estimates of operative times.

    <40
    0
    ≥40
    +1.5
    Male
    0
    Female
    +1
    Pancreatitis
    0
    Colic, dyskinesia, or polyp
    +0.5
    Common bile duct stone
    +2
    Acalculous or cholecystitis
    +2.5
    <25
    0
    25-35
    +1
    >35
    +2
    Normal
    0
    Dilated
    +2
    Normal
    0
    Thick
    +1.5
    No
    0
    Yes
    +1.5
    No
    0
    Yes
    +3
    0
    0
    1-2
    +1
    >2
    +2.5
    1
    0
    2
    +1
    >2
    +2.5

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    May be used in booking operative time.

    About the Creator
    Dr. Ewen A. Griffiths