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Predicting Mortality in Acute Cholangitis Using the Scoring System of Gigot et al.

Purpose:

To estimate the mortality for a patient with acute cholangitis using the scoring system of Gigot et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Gastroenterology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

K83.0

Description:

Gigot et al identified clinical findings associated with mortality in patients with acute cholangitis. They used results of multivariate analysis to develop a scoring system to predict mortality. The authors are the University Paris Sud, France.

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