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Table 4 Incidence of complications between hypertriglyceridemia categories

From: Stratified analysis and clinical significance of elevated serum triglyceride levels in early acute pancreatitis: a retrospective study

  Serum TG Level (mg/dL) within 72 h of hospital admission  
  Normal Mild Moderate Severe and very severe  
Variable N = 1078 N = 107 N = 242 N = 112 P trend
Severity classification, N (%)      <0.001
 MAP 424 (39) 43 (40) 85 (35) 21 (19)  
 MSAP 440 (41) 34 (32) 98 (41) 49 (44)  
 SAP 214 (20) 30 (28) 59 (24) 42 (38)  
APFC, N (%) 221 (21) 18 (17) 59 (24) 29 (26) 0.125
ANC, N (%) 150 (14) 17 (16) 43 (18) 32 (29) 0.001
Pancreatic necrosis, N (%) 210 (20) 25 (23) 62 (26) 39 (35) 0.001
OF, N (%) 368 (34) 48 (45) 91 (38) 59 (53) <0.001
POF, N (%) 214 (20) 30 (28) 59 (24) 42 (38) <0.001
MOF, N (%) 31 (3) 9 (8) 23 (10) 12 (11) <0.001
Persistent SIRS, N (%) 221 (21) 28 (26) 70 (29) 54 (48) <0.001
Median hospital days (IQR) 9 (6–14) 9 (5–13) 10 (6–14) 12 (7–17) 0.079
Median ICU days, (IQR) 0 0 (0–1) 0 (0–2) 1 (0–7) 0.045
Admission to ICU, N (%) 267 (25) 31 (29) 83 (34) 57 (51) <0.001
Mortality, N (%) 53 (5) 11 (10) 15 (6) 8 (7) 0.112
HVHF, N (%) 1 (0.1) 1 (1) 6 (3) 29 (26) <0.001
  1. TG, triglyceride, N number, MAP mild acute pancreatitis, MSAP moderately severe acute pancreatitis, SAP severe acute pancreatitis, APFC acute peripancreatic fluid collection, ANC acute necrotic collection, OF organ failure, POF persistent organ failure, MOF multiple organ failure, IQR Inter Quartile Range, HVHF high volume hemofiltration