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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Double-catheter lavage combined with percutaneous flexible endoscopic debridement for infected pancreatic necrosis failed to percutaneous catheter drainage

Item PCD + open necrosectomy
(n = 12)
PCD+ percutaneous debridement
(n = 15)
P value
Age, median (IQR), year 47 (36–57) 54 (48–59) 0.23
Male (%) 11 (92%) 10 (67%) 0.18
Pathogenesis (%)    0.03
Biliary 4 (33%) 11 (73%)  
Hypertriglyceridemia 5 (42%) 4 (27%)  
Othera 3 (25%) 0  
BMI, median (IQR) 24 (22–25) 24 (23–27) 0.50
Severity    
APACHE score, median (IQR) 11 (10–12) 9 (7–12) 0.18
CRP, median (IQR), mg/L 217 (156–294) 182 (143–293) 0.67
CTSI score, median (IQR) 10 (8–10) 10 (8–10) 0.73
Ranson score 2 (2–3) 3 (1–3) 0.72
Necrotic lesions    0.22
Pancreatic head, body, and tail 8 (66%) 7 (47%)  
Pancreatic body and tail 2 (17%) 7 (47%)  
Pancreatic head 2 (17%) 1 (6%)  
  1. PCD percutaneous catheter drainage, BMI body mass index, IQR inter-quartile range, CRP C-reactive protein, APACHE Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation, CTSI Balthazar CT severity index
  2. aIncluding alcoholic and idiopathic