The Pancreatitis Activity Scoring System in Predicting Infection of Pancreatic Necrosis

@article{Ke2018ThePA,
  title={The Pancreatitis Activity Scoring System in Predicting Infection of Pancreatic Necrosis},
  author={L H Ke and Wenjian Mao and Xiaoyao Li and Jing Zhou and Gang Li and Bo Ye and Zhihui Tong and Wei-qin Li},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2018},
  pages={1-2}
}
To the Editor: Severity assessment and classification of acute pancreatitis (AP) is of great clinical importance owing to the variability of the disease course. Thus, we read with great interest the article by Buxbaum et al. [1] in a recent issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology. The authors validated a novel disease assessment tool called the pancreatitis activity scoring system (PASS) in a large cohort. The results showed strong association between the PASS score and important… CONTINUE READING