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Table 1 Modified CT severity index parameters quoted by Mortele et al. [4]

From: Correlation between modified CT severity index and retroperitoneal extension using the interfascial planes in the grading of clinically suspected acute severe pancreatitis

Modified CT severity index
Prognostic indicatorsPoints
Inflammation of the pancreas
 Normal pancreas0
 Intrinsic abnormalities in the pancreas with/without peripancreatic fat inflammatory changes2
 Peripancreatic fat necrosis or pancreatic or peripancreatic fluid collection4
Pancreatic tissue necrosis
 None0
 ≤ 30%2
 > 30%4
Extrapancreatic complications
 1 or more of ascites, pleural effusion, parenchymal, or vascular or GIT complications2