What is the indication of percutaneous cholecystostomy?
Poor surgical candidate / high-risk patients with acute calculous or acalculous cholecystitis. Unexplained sepsis in critically ill patients (diagnostic for cholecystitis as etiology of sepsis if clinical improvement after cholecystostomy). Access to or drainage of the biliary tree following failed ERCP and PTC
US-guided cholecystostomy was performed. Black and thick bile was obtained from gallbladder drainage.
A cholecystectomy will perform some days later the presentation.
Courtesy of Dr Nguyen Van Cong