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Table 2 Correlation of TG levels with disease severity and clinical indicators in HTG-AP patients

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

Correlation (r, P) 24 h group TG levels 48 h group TG levels 3-4 d group TG levels 5-7 d group TG levels
Disease severity 0.387* < 0.001 0.329* 0.001 0.118 0.413 0.312 0.181
Serum calcium −0.502* < 0.001 −0.180 0.087 − 0.213 0.138 − 0.297 0.203
C-reactive protein 0.193* 0.004 0.195 0.064 0.172 0.231 0.182 0.442
White blood cell −0.116 0.088 0.071 0.071 −0.274 0.054 0.153 0.519
Modified CT severity index (MCTSI) 0.322* < 0.001 0.218* 0.038 0.152 0.294 0.199 0.399
Hospital days 0.349* < 0.001 0.281* 0.007 0.021 0.884 0.349 0.132
Intensive care unit (ICU) need days 0.274* < 0.001 0.200 0.058 0.242 0.090 0.170 0.474
  1. HTG-AP hypertriglyceridaemia-induced acute pancreatitis, TG triglyceride
  2. *P < 0.050