[Total serum calcium and corrected calcium as severity predictors in acute pancreatitis].

@article{GutirrezJimnez2014TotalSC,
  title={[Total serum calcium and corrected calcium as severity predictors in acute pancreatitis].},
  author={Angel A Guti{\'e}rrez-Jim{\'e}nez and E Castro-Jim{\'e}nez and Roberto Lagunes-C{\'o}rdoba},
  journal={Revista de gastroenterologia de Mexico},
  year={2014},
  volume={79 1},
  pages={13-21}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate total serum calcium (TC) and albumin-corrected calcium (ACC) as prognostic severity factors in acute pancreatitis (AP). METHODS Ninety-six patients were included in the study. They were diagnosed with AP and admitted to the Hospital Regional de Veracruz within the time frame of January 2010 to December 2012. AP severity was determined through the updated Atlanta Classification (2013). TC and ACC values were measured in the first 24hours of admittance and the percentages… CONTINUE READING
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