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Ransons Criteria mortality risk for acute pancreatitis
Ransons Criteria mortality risk for acute pancreatitis [Explained]
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Ranson's Criteria on Admission: (Select all that apply)
The Ranson criteria form a clinical prediction rule for predicting the prognosis and mortality risk of acute pancreatitis.
Age > 55 years
WBC > 16,000/uL
Glucose >200 mg/dL (>11 mmol/L)
LDH > 350 IU/L
SGOT (AST) > 250 IU/L
Ranson's criteria after 48hr of admission:
Fall in hematocrit >10%
Increase in BUN to > 5 mg/dL (>1.98 mmol/L)
Calcium < 8 mg/dL (<2 mmol/L)
PO2 < 60 mmHg
Base deficit > 4 meq/L (>4 mmol/L)
Fluid sequestration > 6 Liters
Ranson, JH, Rifkind, KM, Roses, DF, et al. Prognostic signs and the role of operative management in acute pancreatitis. Surg Gynecol Obstet 1974; 139:69.
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