Predictors of Severity and In-Hospital Mortality for Acute Pancreatitis: Is There Any Role for C-Reactive Protein Determination in the First 24 Hours?

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Acute pancreatitis (AP) is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders, with a reported annual incidence of 13--45 cases per 100,000 persons.1,2 It is a complex disease that can vary from a mild self-limited presentation, in approximately 80--90% of patients, to a clinically severe form in 10--20% with multiple complications and a mortality rate up to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpge.2015.05.004

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@inproceedings{Almeida2015PredictorsOS, title={Predictors of Severity and In-Hospital Mortality for Acute Pancreatitis: Is There Any Role for C-Reactive Protein Determination in the First 24 Hours?}, author={Nuno Almeida and Alexandra Fernandes and Adriano Casela}, booktitle={GE Portuguese journal of gastroenterology}, year={2015} }