Revised Atlanta Classification of Acute Pancreatitis The table summarizes the CT criteria for pancreatic and peripancreatic fluid The CT severity index (CTSI) combines the Balthazar grade ( points) with the extent. Em , Balthazar et al. Critérios subjetivos foram utilizados para definir a diferenciação entre líquido coletado e líquido livre inflamatório, uma vez que. The BISAP Score for Pancreatitis Mortality predicts mortality risk in pancreatitis with fewer variables than Ranson’s.

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There were included files from patients of any gender admitted to the Gastroenterology Service of Mexico’s General Hospital from January to Decemberwith AP ppancreatitis of any etiology. In this patient there is normal enhancement of the pancreas with surrounding septated heterogeneous acute necrotic collections with fluid- and fat densities.

Acute oedematous or interstitial pancreatitis.

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Calc Function Calcs that help predict probability of a disease Diagnosis. The CT severity critreios CTSI combines the Balthazar grade points with the extent of pancreatic necrosis points on a point severity scale.

These patients may benefit from bslthazar transfer to the intensive care unit or tertiary referral centre. Most of them have no fluid collections and no necrosis. Pseudocyst After 4 weeks in interstitial pancreatitis. The tomographic evaluation was performed by Mexico’s General Hospital radiologists and was reported according to the A and E degree of the tomographic Balthazar criteria.


Necrosis of both pancreatic parenchyma and peripancreatic tissues most common. All these collections may remain sterile or become infected. Services of 3 Internal Medicine and 4 Clinical Nutrition.

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The SPSS version Balthazar C Case 3: Preferred locations of fluid collections are:. Most of the pancreas is normal. Avoid early drainage of collections and avoid introducing infection.

Results During the research period, there was an admission of ceiterios, patients to the Gastroenterology Service of Mexico’s General Hospital, in which 65 4. An early CT may be misleading regarding the morphologic severity of the pancreatitis, because it may underestimate the presence and amount of necrosis.

Some edema of the uncinate panceatitis of the pancreatic head blue arrow. Here a patient with several homogeneous peripancreatic collections on CT. A critical evaluation of laboratory tests in acute pancreatitis. The following recommendations were made: Walled-off-necrosis 2 These CT-images are of a patient on day On this study we found that in our hospital service we have a low frequency of the disease. This can be a pseudocyst or walled-off-necrosis panxreatitis it may or may not be infected.

The radiologic image is used to confirm or exclude the critegios diagnosis, establish the cause, evaluate the severity, detect complications and provide a guide for therapy 9. CT CT is the imaging modality of choice for the diagnosis and staging of acute pancreatitis and its complications. The first CT underestimated the severity of the pancreatitis. Same compartment as the pancreas.


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Check for errors and try again. Necrosis of the pancreas Inhomogeneous collection in the peripancreatic tissue No wall We can conclude that this is an acute necrotic collection – ANC. Rev Esp Enferm Dig ; Early – first week Only clinical parameters are important for treatment planning and are determined by the systemic inflammatory response syndrome – SIRS, which can lead to organ failure.

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Radiology abstract – Pubmed citation. Morphologically, there are two types of acute pancreatitis: Prognostic value of CT in the early assessment of patients with acute pancreatitis.

Temporallytwo phases of acute pancreatitis are identified in the Revised Atlanta Classification:. Most often, they occur in the lesser sac.