Comparison of APACHE II and Imrie Scoring Systems in predicting the severity of Acute Pancreatitis

Barreto, Savio G.; Rodrigues, Jude
January 2007
World Journal of Emergency Surgery;2007, Vol. 2, p33
Academic Journal
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.


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