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Table 1 Cross-sectional comparison of clinical characteristics and disease severity in HTG-AP patients

From: Hyperlipemia pancreatitis onset time affects the association between elevated serum triglyceride levels and disease severity

Variable 24 h group N = 216 48 h group N = 91 3-4 d group N = 50 5-7 d group N = 20 P value
Age, median (IQR), years 40.0 (32.5-46.0) 38.0 (34.0-44.0) 38.0 (33.8-45.0) 41.0 (33.3-45.0) 0.818
Male, N (%) 171 (79.2) 79 (86.8) 40 (80.0) 18 (90.0) 0.316
BMI, median (IQR), kg/m2 25.8 (23.7-27.9) 25.6 (23.1-28.2) 26.4 (24.6-29.4) 25.4 (23.7-26.3) 0.216
Alcohol history, N (%) 91 (42.1) 47 (51.6) 26 (52.0) 11 (55.0) 0.282
Diabetes mellitus, N (%) 95 (44.0) 37 (40.7) 18 (36.0) 6 (30.0) 0.515
Fatty liver, N (%) 188 (87.0) 83 (91.2) 47 (94.0) 19 (95.0) 0.339
Disease severity, N (%)
 MAP 119 (55.1) 48 (52.7) 31 (62.0) 14 (70.0) 0.457
 MSAP 72 (33.3) 29 (31.9) 11 (22.0) 3 (15.0)
 SAP 25 (11.6) 14 (15.4) 8 (16.0) 3 (15.0)
TG, median (IQR), mg/dL 2425.2(1420.6-4700.0) 1409.7(863.7-2294.7) 853.1(646.5-1008.2) 769.5(598.2-1056.4) < 0.001
 MAP 1970.8 (1123.0-2887.6) 1123.5 (705.1-1593.8) 829.2 (647.8-969.0) 735.0 (539.4-928.3)
 MSAP 3188.5 (2087.2-5892.3) 1705.3 (1099.6-2874.8) 797.3 (543.4-1189.4) 813.3 (604.4-1462.8)
 SAP 5113.3 (2368.6-6739.8) 2047.8 (882.8-2950.9) 998.3 (726.1-1494.5) 1551.1 (564.6-1730.1)
Ca, median (IQR), mmol/L 2.11 (1.93-2.23) 2.13 (1.86-2.28) 2.18 (2.03-2.29) 2.16 (2.01-2.35) 0.093
CRP, median (IQR), mg/L 19.6(7.2-72.9) 68.5(20.5-145.4) 93.5(54.8-191.2) 81.5(26.8-115.9) < 0.001
WBC (10^9), mean (SD) 13.86 (4.13) 13.05 (5.10) 14.67 (5.14) 11.76 (3.78) 0.041
MCTSI, median (IQR) 4.0 (2.0-6.0) 4.0(2.0-6.0) 4.0(2.0-6.0) 4.0(2.0-4.0) 0.375
Hospital days, median (IQR) 11.0 (7.0-16.0) 11.0 (8.0-17.0) 9.5 (6.0-15.0) 9.5 (6.3-16.8) 0.615
ICU need, N (%) 64 (29.6) 31(34.1) 14(28.0) 6(30.0) 0.856
ICU free days, median (IQR) 10.0 (7.0-15.0) 11.0 (8.0-16.0) 9.5 (6.0-14.3) 9.5 (6.3-15.5) 0.664
  1. Data are numbers (N) and percentages (%), or mean (SD), medians (IQR, 25th-75th percentile)
  2. SD standard deviation, IQR interquartile range, HTG-AP hypertriglyceridaemia-induced acute pancreatitis, TG triglyceride, MAP/MSAP/SAP mild/moderately severe/severe acute pancreatitis, BMI body mass index, Ca calcium, CRP C-reactive protein, WBC white blood cell, MCTSI modified computed tomography severity index, ICU intensive care unit