ACUTE PANCREATITIS ASSESSED WITH CT USING A MODIFIED CT SEVERITY SCORE.

Authors

  • Manisha Kumari  Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, IGIMS, Patna, Bihar, India
  • Sumity Singh Senior Resident, Department of Radiology, IGIMS, Patna, Bihar, India
  • Waghmare Vaibhav DNB Resident, Department of Radiology, IGIMS, Patna, Bihar, India
  • Rahul Kumar DM Resident, Department of Gastromedicine, IGIMS, Patna, Bihar, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51168/sjhrafrica.v5i3.1116

Keywords:

Acute pancreatitis, CT severity, modified CT severity score

Abstract

Introduction:

The analysis of the seriousness of acute pancreatitis has a noteworthy part in treatment. Moderate pancreatitis can be managed by medicines, but severe pancreatitis needs thorough observation and specific treatment. The present research aims to evaluate the relation with patient result changeability of a modified CT severity score for the examination of subjects with acute pancreatitis with the present CT severity index.

Materials and Methods:

This is retrospective research carried out in Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar, India, in which 100 patients were included for 1 year. All the detailed history of the patients was recorded. Scans were performed utilizing GE bright speed 16-slice computed tomography. The bolus tracking technique was utilized for a distinctive scan by placing the tracker in the aorta.

Results:

58 subjects were males, and 42 subjects were females. The major cause of acute pancreatitis is alcohol intake. Acute pancreatitis in 65 patients was caused by the intake of alcohol. 25 had acute pancreatitis caused by bile stones. 7 patients with acute pancreatitis had idiopathic causes. 3 patients had other causes. In 23 patients’ cardiovascular system is involved. In 29 patients, the respiratory system was involved and in 48 cases the renal system was involved.

Conclusion:

A modified tomography scan is a great method for the examination of acute pancreatitis. It aids in the detection of pancreatic necrosis and localized complications. In the current analysis, no remarkable interconnection was seen with the requirement of operative procedure

Recommendation:

Modified computed tomography can be used in the evaluation of the severity of acute pancreatitis. It even helps in the detection of the requirement of surgical intervention.

Published

2024-03-31

How to Cite

Kumari, M. ., Singh, S. . ., Vaibhav, W. ., & Kumar, R. . (2024). ACUTE PANCREATITIS ASSESSED WITH CT USING A MODIFIED CT SEVERITY SCORE. Student’s Journal of Health Research Africa, 5(3). https://doi.org/10.51168/sjhrafrica.v5i3.1116

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Section

Section of Radiology and Radiotherapy