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The Peritonitis Index of Altona II (PIA II)

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Gastroenterology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

The Peritonitis Index of Altona II (PIA II) was developed to evaluate patients with intra-abdominal infections. Discriminant analysis was used to rank variables and to assign a weighting value, according to their ability to separate patients into survivors and nonsurvivors. The index was developed at Allgemeines Krankenhaus Altona in Hamburg, Germany.

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