[The clinical analysis of a step-up approach for severe acute pancreatitis: report of 121 cases].

@article{Sun2013TheCA,
  title={[The clinical analysis of a step-up approach for severe acute pancreatitis: report of 121 cases].},
  author={Bei Sun and Zeng-fu Song and HongChi Jiang and Xue-wei Bai and Gang Wang and Jun Li and Hong-Tao Tan and Rui Kong and Jie Liu and Lin-feng Wu and P Li},
  journal={Zhonghua wai ke za zhi [Chinese journal of surgery]},
  year={2013},
  volume={51 6},
  pages={493-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the feasibility and clinical value of the step-up approach for severe acute pancreatitis (SAP). METHODS Clinical data of 121 SAP patients admitted between January 2002 and December 2011 were retrospectively analyzed. Fifty-eight patients (37 males and 21 females, aged from 20 to 72 years, mean 47.6 years) in the group of direct open necrosectomy from January 2002 to December 2006 were performed laparotomy through removal of all necrotic tissue. Sixty-three patients… CONTINUE READING