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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28207167/bisap-ranson-lactate-and-others-biomarkers-in-prediction-of-severe-acute-pancreatitis-in-a-european-cohort
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Francisco Valverde-López, Ana M Matas-Cobos, Carlos Alegría-Motte, Rita Jiménez-Rosales, Margarita Úbeda-Muñoz, Eduardo Redondo-Cerezo
BACKGROUND AND AIM: Assessing and comparing the predicting ability of some scores and biomarkers in Acute Pancreatitis (AP). METHODS: We prospectively collected data from 269 patients diagnosed of AP, admitted to Virgen de las Nieves University Hospital between June 2010 and June 2012. Blood urea nitrogen (BUN), C-reactive protein (CRP) and creatinine (Cr) were measured on admission and after 48 hours, lactate and BISAP only on admission and RANSON within the first 48 hours...
February 16, 2017: Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28190685/impact-of-body-fat-and-muscle-distribution-on-severity-of-acute-pancreatitis
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Seung Bae Yoon, Moon Hyung Choi, In Seok Lee, Chul-Hyun Lim, Jin Soo Kim, Yu Kyung Cho, Jae Myung Park, Bo-In Lee, Young-Seok Cho, Myung-Gyu Choi
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Obesity is a well-established risk factor for severe acute pancreatitis (AP); however, the impact of visceral obesity or sarcopenic obesity on severity of AP has not been well studied. We compared the relationship between severity of AP and various body parameters including body weight, body mass index (BMI), subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT), visceral adipose tissue (VAT), and visceral fat-to-muscle ratio (VMR). METHODS: We analyzed the data of patients who were diagnosed with AP from 2009 to 2015...
February 6, 2017: Pancreatology: Official Journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28174597/cd4%C3%A2-%C3%A2-cd25%C3%A2-%C3%A2-cd127-high-cells-as-a-negative-predictor-of-multiple-organ-failure-in-acute-pancreatitis
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Wei Wang, He-Ping Xiang, Hui-Ping Wang, Li-Xin Zhu, Xiao-Ping Geng
BACKGROUND: It has been suggested that severity of the immune response induced by immune cells is associated with morbidity and mortality from acute pancreatitis. The authors investigated and evaluated the relationship between distinct peripheral lymphocyte subsets at admission and clinical outcome prior to hospital discharge so as to find a predictor to the prognosis of acute pancreatitis in lymphocyte profile. METHODS: Lymphocyte subsets in admission peripheral venous blood were tested through flow cytometry on 48 patients with acute pancreatitis...
2017: World Journal of Emergency Surgery: WJES
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28164588/elevated-presepsin-levels-are-associated-with-severity-and-prognosis-of-severe-acute-pancreatitis
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Jianbo Lin, Zhe Li, Yanhong Zheng, Yang Zhang, Cunhua Shao, Gongpan Liu, Jiangong Li
BACKGROUND: Current clinical scoring systems are insufficient in the early identification of severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) patients at risk of developing potentially lethal complications. This present study was designed to evaluate the relationship of presepsin with disease severity, local complications, organ failure, and mortality of SAP. METHODS: Eighty-five SAP patients and 85 gender- and age-matched healthy volunteers were enrolled. Presepsin concentrations were measured on admission from SAP patients and at study entry from healthy individuals...
September 1, 2016: Clinical Laboratory
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28099352/acute-pancreatitis-in-patients-with-pancreatic-cancer-timing-of-surgery-and-survival-duration
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Shaojun Li, Bole Tian
Acute pancreatitis (AP) is a rare manifestation of pancreatic cancer (PC). The relationship between AP and PC remains less distinct.From January 2009 to November 2015, 47consecutive patients with PC who presented with AP were reviewed for this study. Clinical features, clinicopathologic variables, postoperative complications, and follow-up evaluations of patients were documented in detail from our database. In order to identify cutoff threshold time for surgery, receiver operating curve (ROC) was built according to patients with or without postoperative complications...
January 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28048725/su-f-t-108-texture-analysis-for-toxicity-prediction-from-dose-surface-maps
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A Witztum, S Warren, M Partridge, M Hawkins
PURPOSE: To find spatial features that best predict acute duodenal related toxicity grade ≥ 3 from 2D dose surface maps in pancreatic chemoradiotherapy. METHODS: Nineteen patients from the ARCII trial (EudraCT 2008-006302-42) treating locally-advanced pancreatic cancer (LAPC) with chemoradiotherapy were analysed. Previous work considering traditional dose-volume and dose-surface metrics as predictors had little power. We investigate the use of texture analysis to improve predictive capabilities...
June 2016: Medical Physics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27928447/mortality-prognostic-factors-in-acute-pancreatitis
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Popa Cc, Badiu Dc, Rusu Oc, Grigorean Vt, Neagu Si, Strugaru Cr
Background: The aim of the study was to present the biological prognostic factors of mortality in patients with acute pancreatitis. Methods: Several usual laboratory values were monitored: glucose, urea, partial pressure of oxygen, WBC count, hemoglobin, total bilirubin, and cholesterol. A statistical analysis was performed by using ROC curves and AUC interpretation. Results: The overall mortality rate was 21.1% and was different depending on the severity of the disease. Only 2.22% of the patients with a mild disease died, as opposed to 45...
October 2016: Journal of Medicine and Life
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27727299/relationship-between-plasma-triglyceride-level-and-severity-of-hypertriglyceridemic-pancreatitis
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Sheng-Huei Wang, Yu-Ching Chou, Wei-Chuan Shangkuan, Kuang-Yu Wei, Yu-Han Pan, Hung-Che Lin
BACKGROUND: Hypertriglyceridemia is the third most common cause of acute pancreatitis, but whether the level of triglyceride (TG) is related to severity of pancreatitis is unclear. AIM: To evaluate the effect of TG level on the severity of hypertriglyceridemic pancreatitis (HTGP). DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. METHODS: We reviewed the records of 144 patients with HTGP from 1999 to 2013 at Tri-Service General Hospital...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27686934/early-prediction-of-persistent-organ-failure-by-serum-angiopoietin-2-in-patients-with-acute-pancreatitis
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Yu-Ping Zhang, Chang Liu, Lei Ye, Na Yu, Yuan-Ning Ye, Wen-Rong Sun, Lin Wu, Fang-Yu Wang
BACKGROUND: Biomarkers for the early prediction of the severity of acute pancreatitis (AP) are urgently needed for clinical management of the disease. Angiopoietin-2 (Ang-2), one of the autocrine peptides that reduce endothelial permeability, has been found to be associated with various diseases, including inflammatory disorders. AIMS: This study aimed to determine whether serum Ang-2 could serve as a noninvasive biomarker for the early prediction of persistent organ failure (POF) in acute pancreatitis...
September 29, 2016: Digestive Diseases and Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27498584/risk-factors-of-infected-pancreatic-necrosis-secondary-to-severe-acute-pancreatitis
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Liang Ji, Jia-Chen Lv, Zeng-Fu Song, Mai-Tao Jiang, Le Li, Bei Sun
BACKGROUND: Severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) remains a clinical challenge with considerable morbidity and mortality. An early identification of infected pancreatic necrosis (IPN), a life-threatening evolution secondary to SAP, is obliged for a more preferable prognosis. Thus, the present study was conducted to identify the risk factors of IPN secondary to SAP. METHODS: The clinical data of patients with SAP were retrospectively analyzed. Univariate and multivariate logistic regression analyses were sequentially performed to assess the associations between the variables and the development of IPN secondary to SAP...
August 2016: Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Diseases International: HBPD INT
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27318339/-the-significance-of-a-4-183-da-peptide-of-dermcidin-protein-in-the-early-diagnosis-and-differential-diagnosis-of-acute-coronary-syndrome
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Feng Kai, Liu Lifeng, Song Haijing, Liu Xianhua, Xia Hu
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the predictive value of 4,183 Da peptide of dermcidin protein in the early diagnosis and differential diagnosis of ischemic heart disease. METHODS: A prospective controlled study was conducted. Serum samples were drawn from 161 patients with acute coronary'syndrome [ACS, including 46 patients with unstable angina (UA), 23 with acute non-ST elevation myocardial infarction, and 92 with acute ST segment elevation myocardial infarction], 111 subjects for routine physical examination, including 45 patients with hypertension history, 42 with coronary heart disease, 22 with diabetes, and 54 patients with non-ACS (including pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, aneurysm, arrhythmia, myocarditis, coronary myocardial bridge, pleurisy, pneumothorax pneumomediastinum, rib fracture, reflux esophagitis, peptic ulcer, and pancreatitis) to serve as controls...
December 2015: Zhonghua Wei Zhong Bing Ji Jiu Yi Xue
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27273754/intravoxel-incoherent-motion-diffusion-weighted-imaging-of-the-pancreas-characterization-of-benign-and-malignant-pancreatic-pathologies
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Bohyun Kim, Seung Soo Lee, Yu Sub Sung, Hyunhee Cheong, Jae Ho Byun, Hyoung Jung Kim, Jin Hee Kim
PURPOSE: To evaluate the diagnostic value of apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) and intravoxel incoherent motion (IVIM) parameters in differentiating patients with either a normal pancreas (NP), pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), neuroendocrine tumor (NET), solid pseudopapillary tumor (SPT), acute pancreatitis (AcP), vs. autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP). MATERIALS AND METHODS: In all, 84 pathologically confirmed pancreatic tumors (60 PDACs, 15 NETs, 9 SPTs), 20 pancreatitis (13 AcPs, 7 AIPs), and 30 NP subjects underwent IVIM diffusion-weighted imaging using 10 b-values (0-900 sec/mm(2) ) at 1...
January 2017: Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging: JMRI
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27251034/effect-of-s100a12-and-soluble-receptor-for-advanced-glycation-end-products-on-the-occurrence-of-severe-acute-pancreatitis
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Bing Zhao, Ying Chen, Wen Wu Sun, Wei Wei Chen, Li Ma, Zhi Tao Yang, Jun Huang, Er Zhen Chen, Jian Fei, En Qiang Mao
OBJECTIVE: To assess whether serum levels of S100A12 and soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products (sRAGE) could predict the severity of acute pancreatitis (AP). METHODS: We conducted a non-interventional pilot study, including 74 AP patients and 28 healthy volunteers serving as controls. AP patients were further divided into the mild (MAP, n = 22), moderately severe (MSAP, n = 30) and severe (SAP, n = 22) groups. Peripheral blood samples were collected within 72 h after the onset of AP for the determination of S100A12, sRAGE and C-reactive protein (CRP) levels...
July 2016: Journal of Digestive Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26882612/-intervention-effect-of-modified-dachengqi-decoction-on-intestinal-mucosal-barrier-of-severe-acute-pancreatitis-model-rats
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Dan-ping Qin, Xia Wei, Guo-dong Fang, Feng Yang, Deng-pan Lai
OBJECTIVE: To study the effect of Modified Dachengqi Decoction (MDD) as whole course therapy on mediators of inflammation in severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) model rats, and to compare interventional advantages over intestinal mucosal barrier (IMB) of SAP rats between whole course therapy of MDD and early stage therapy of MDD. METHODS: Totally 190 SD rats were divided into five groups according to random digit table, i.e., the sham-operation group, the model group, the octreotide (OT) group, the early stage MDD treatment group, the whole course MDD treatment group, 38 in each group...
December 2015: Chinese Journal of Integrated Traditional and Western Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26805948/performance-of-the-revised-atlanta-and-determinant-based-classifications-for-severity-in-acute-pancreatitis
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S S Bansal, J Hodson, R S Sutcliffe, R Marudanayagam, P Muiesan, D F Mirza, J Isaac, K J Roberts
BACKGROUND: Severity classification systems aim to stratify patients with acute pancreatitis reliably into coherent risk groups. Recently, the Atlanta 1992 classification has been revised (Atlanta 2012) and a novel determinant-based classification (DBC) system developed. This study assessed the ability of the three systems to stratify disease severity among patients with acute pancreatitis. METHODS: This was an observational cohort study of patients with acute pancreatitis identified from an institutional database...
March 2016: British Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26664483/clinico-biochemical-factors-to-early-predict-biliary-etiology-of-acute-pancreatitis-age-female-gender-and-alt
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N O Zarnescu, R Costea, E C Zarnescu Vasiliu, S Neagu
UNLABELLED: Background/ Aims: Despite the existence of an easy tool to diagnose biliary tract disease as an etiology for acute pancreatitis (AP), the sensitivity of abdominal ultrasound is around 80%, which can be even lower in certain conditions. METHODOLOGY: We have retrospectively reviewed data of 146 patients admitted for acute pancreatitis between 1999 and 2013. Bivariate analysis for clinical and biochemical variables was performed with respect to etiology of AP (biliary versus non-biliary)...
October 2015: Journal of Medicine and Life
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26586203/clinical-utility-of-diagnostic-laboratory-tests-in-dogs-with-acute-pancreatitis-a-retrospective-investigation-in-a-primary-care-hospital
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M Yuki, T Hirano, N Nagata, S Kitano, K Imataka, R Tawada, R Shimada, M Ogawa
BACKGROUND: Acute pancreatitis (AP) occurs frequently in dogs, but most previous studies examining the diagnosis of AP have used data from secondary care hospitals. HYPOTHESIS/OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical utility of diagnostic laboratory tests in dogs with AP in a primary care hospital. ANIMALS: Sixty-four dogs with clinical signs suggestive of AP diagnosed with nonpancreatic disease (NP) or AP. METHODS: Medical records were retrospectively reviewed, including diagnostic laboratory tests considered potentially useful in the diagnosis of AP...
January 2016: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26178501/-effects-of-blood-glucose-control-on-glucose-variability-and-clinical-outcomes-in-patients-with-severe-acute-pancreatitis-in-intensive-care-unit
#18
Jing Wu, Qiuhong Sun, Hua Yang
OBJECTIVE: To explore the effects of blood glucose control on glucose variability and clinical outcomes in patients with severe acute pancreatitis in intensive care unit (ICU). METHODS: A total of 72 ICU patients with severe acute pancreatitis were recruited and divided randomly into observation and control groups (n = 36 each). Both groups were treated conventionally. And the observation group achieved stable blood glucose at 6.1-8.3 mmol/L with intensive glucose control...
May 19, 2015: Zhonghua Yi Xue za Zhi [Chinese medical journal]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26133088/the-predictive-value-of-the-prealbumin-to-fibrinogen-ratio-in-patients-with-acute-pancreatitis
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
W Yue, Y Liu, W Ding, W Jiang, J Huang, J Zhang, J Liu
OBJECTIVE: Early identification of severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) progression is important in acute pancreatitis (AP) treatment. The Ranson, APACHE II and CTSI systems are difficult to use and exhibit limited predictive value. Prealbumin and fibrinogen are acute phase reactants generally used to assess the nutritional statuses and coagulation functions of AP patients, respectively. Here, we explored the value of the combination of these two markers for evaluating AP severity and prognosis...
October 2015: International Journal of Clinical Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26129965/a-study-of-radiological-scoring-system-evaluating-extrapancreatic-inflammation-with-conventional-radiological-and-clinical-scores-in-predicting-outcomes-in-acute-pancreatitis
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Vishal Sharma, Surinder S Rana, Ravi K Sharma, Mandeep Kang, Rajesh Gupta, Deepak K Bhasin
BACKGROUND: A number of scoring systems are available to predict prognosis in acute pancreatitis (AP). The aim of the study was to compare extra-pancreatic inflammation on computed tomography (CT) (EPIC score) and renal rim sign with clinical scores (BISAP, SIRS) and conventional CT severity index (CTSI) and modified CTSI (MCTSI) in predicting persistent organ failure (POF), intervention and mortality. METHODS: The demographic, clinical and radiographic data from patients with AP were retrospectively evaluated...
July 2015: Annals of Gastroenterology: Quarterly Publication of the Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology
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