Significance of extrapancreatic findings in computed tomography (CT) of acute pancreatitis.

@article{Schroeder1985SignificanceOE,
  title={Significance of extrapancreatic findings in computed tomography (CT) of acute pancreatitis.},
  author={Tobias Schroeder and Leena Kivisaari and Kalevi Somer and Carl G. Standertskj{\"o}ld-Nordenstam and Eero O. Kivilaakso and Marko Lempinen},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  year={1985},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={273-5}
}
Computed tomography (CT) has proven reliable in the early detection of acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis. In the present study the extrapancreatic changes at CT were studied in 60 patients with acute pancreatitis. The CT findings were correlated to the early "prognostic signs" by Ranson and the clinical course of the disease. All the patients with minor extrapancreatic changes recovered without complications. When moderate to severe extrapancreatic changes were seen the incidence of haemorrhagic… CONTINUE READING

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