BISAP

BISAP2016-11-08T18:26:57+00:00

BISAP

CRITICAL CARE

Abbreviation for Bedside Index for Severity in Acute Pancreatitis

A simple clinically validated system which provides a prognostic index for patients with acute pancreatitis.

BISAP One point is assigned for each of the following:

• Blood urea nitrogen >25 mg / dl

• Impaired mental status (Glasgow coma score of < 15)

• Systemic inflammatory response syndrome–SIRS

• Age > 60 years

• Pleural effusion detected on imaging. 

A BISAP score of ≥ 3 within 24 h of presentation predicts development of intermediate markers of severity.

Reference http://www.columbiamedicine2.org/site/education/r/GI/Pancreatitis/BISAP.pdf

 

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