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Table 1 Demographic and clinical data of patients treated for severe acute pancreatitis.

From: Intra-abdominal pressure in severe acute pancreatitis

  All (%)
  37 (100)
Male 33 (89)
Age (years) median, range 46 (21–69)
BMI (kg/m2) median, range 28 (21–42)
Pre-existing diseases  
   Hypertension 10 (27)
   Diabetes 2 (5)
   Cardiovascular 3 (8)
   Hyperlipidemy 2 (5)
   Chronic pancreatitis 2 (5)
   Respiratory 2 (5)
   Renal 2 (5)
   Psychiatric 4 (11)
Etiology  
   Alcohol 31 (84)
   Biliary 6 (16)
Amount of peritoneal fluid in CT  
   small 13 (35)
   moderate 19 (51)
   large 4 (11)
Balthazar classification  
   A, B 0 (0)
   C 1 (3)
   D 1 (3)
   E 34 (92)
   no CT 1 (3)
Primary admission 4 (11)
  1. CT, computed tomography; BMI, body-mass index