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Table 3 Relation between interfascial plane CT grading system and the clinical course

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

Clinical courseCT grade
Grade IGrade IIGrade IIIGrade IVGrade V
(n = 7)(n = 14)(n = 7)(n = 13)(n = 9)
ARFX1 (7.1%)X3 (23.1%)4 (44.4%)
Respiratory insufficiencyXX3(42.9%)8 (61.5%)9 (100%)
AbscessX1 (7.1%)X3 (23.1%)5 (55.6%)
Organ failureXXX4 (30.8%)7 (77.8%)
Average ICU length of stay (days)3 ± 0.53.4 ± 0.67.5 ± 1.125.1 ± 4.232.1 ± 8.6
Drainage (PD/OD) of abscess or pseudo-cystX1 (PD)X3 (2 PD, 1 OD)5 (4 PD, 1 OD)
MorbidityX3 (21.4%)3(42.6%)10 (76.9%)9 (100%)
MortalityXXX2 (15.4%)4 (44.4%)
  1. ARF acute renal failure, ICU intensive care unit, PD percutaneous drainage, OD open drainage, N.B some patients had more than one clinical course