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Prediction of Mortality in Acute Pancreatitis Using Serum Creatinine and Chest Radiographs

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Gastroenterology

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Talamini et al evaluated the prognostic significance of an elevated serum creatinine and abnormal lung findings on chest X-ray for patients with acute pancreatitis. This can help identify a group of high risk patients who may benefit from more aggressive therapy. The authors are from Verona, Naples and Bologna in Italy.

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