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Table 2 Postoperative predictors of mortality

From: Open necrosectomy in acute pancreatitis–obsolete or still useful?

Risk factorSurvivors (n = 84)*Non-survivors (n = 25)*OR (95% CI)P
New onset organ failure26 (31.0%)12 (48.0%)2.059 (0.828–5.120)0.152
 Persistent organ failure15 (17.9%)8 (32.0%)2.165 (0.789–5.937)0.163
Multiple necrosectomies18 (21.4%)9 (36.0%)2.063 (0.783–5.434)0.186
Other reoperations27 (32.1%)15 (60.0%)3.167 (1.260–7.961)0.018
 Postoperative bleeding3 (3.6%)8 (32.0%)12.706 (3.052–52.893)< 0.001
 Enteric fistula or intestinal ischaemia10 (11.9%)10 (40.0%)4.933 (1.748–13.922)< 0.003
Postoperative open abdomen12 (14.3%)14 (56.0%)7.636 (2.813–20.728)< 0.001
  1. *Percentage in parentheses is % of survivors/non-survivors
  2. Reoperation due to postoperative bleeding
  3. Indication for reoperation: verified or suspected enteric fistula or intestinal ischemia
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