Mónica Rey-Riveiro

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BACKGROUND & AIMS Predicting level of fluid sequestration could help identify patients with acute pancreatitis (AP) who need more or less aggressive fluid resuscitation. We investigated factors associated with level of fluid sequestration in the first 48 hours after hospital admission in patients with AP and effects on outcome. METHODS We analyzed data(More)
AIMS Early aggressive fluid resuscitation in acute pancreatitis is frequently recommended but its benefits remain unproven. The aim of this study was to determine the outcomes associated with early fluid volume administration in the emergency room (FVER) in patients with acute pancreatitis. METHODS A four-center retrospective cohort study of 1010 patients(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the relationship between alcoholic etiology, tobacco use, and severe acute pancreatitis (AP). METHODS Smoking and alcohol exposure were recorded upon admission in a cohort of patients with AP within the United States. Patients with first, "sentinel" attack of AP were identified for analysis.Associations between alcohol, smoking, and(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Two new classification systems for the severity of acute pancreatitis (AP) have been proposed, the determinant-based classification (DBC) and a revision of the Atlanta classification (RAC). Our aim was to validate and compare these classification systems. METHODS We analyzed data from adult patients with AP (543 episodes of AP in 459(More)
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