Impact of radiologic intervention on mortality in necrotizing pancreatitis: the role of organ failure.

@article{Rocha2009ImpactOR,
  title={Impact of radiologic intervention on mortality in necrotizing pancreatitis: the role of organ failure.},
  author={Flavio G Rocha and Eric Beno{\^i}t and M. J. Zinner and Edward E. Whang and Peter A. Banks and Stanley W Ashley and Koenraad J. Mortel{\'e}},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={144 3},
  pages={
          261-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Our group previously reported that organ failure and mortality in necrotizing pancreatitis (NP) are not different between patients with infected and sterile necrosis. Since that report, management of this disease has evolved to include image-guided percutaneous catheter drainage (PCD) to improve morbidity and mortality. We evaluated the effect of PCD on mortality in NP. DESIGN Retrospective analysis. SETTING Tertiary care referral center. PATIENTS A total of 689 consecutive… CONTINUE READING
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