Comparison of APACHE II and Imrie scoring systems in predicting the severity of acute pancreatitis

Savio G. Barreto, Jude Rodrigues

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Abstract

There has been an increasing amount of work worldwide in search for tests not only to be able to absolutely diagnose acute pancreatitis, but more importantly to prognosticate patients at admission. While the tests are still within the realm of research laboratories and involve complex computing and analytical methods, we believed that the already widely practiced methods of scoring needed to be verified in the Indian context. And, hence, the study.

Original languageEnglish
Article number33
JournalWorld Journal of Emergency Surgery
Volume2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2007
Externally publishedYes

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