of acute pancreatitis was derived over 20 years ago.1 It attempted to provide a common termi‑ nology and to define the severity of the disease. The Revised Atlanta classification of acute pancreatitis is an international multidisciplinary classification of It was initially revised in and then further updat. The. “acute pancreatitis – Rating: Review Atlanta classification and definitions for international consensus” tries to O critério de diagnóstico radiológico.

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Similarly, Bourgaux et al. Based on CT alone it is sometimes impossible to determine whether a collection contains fluid only or a mixture of fluid and necrotic tissue. Take home messages Be familiar with the terminology in acute pancreatitis using the Revised Atlanta Classification.

J Nucl Med ; Infectious complications, prognostic factors and assessment of anti-infectious management of consecutive patients with acute pancreatitis.

Most of the pancreas is normal. It could have implications in prognostication and management.

Edema in the peripancreatic fat yellow arrowconsistent with interstitial pancreatitis. However with application of the RAC into clinical practice, its limitations had started to get recognized.

Dynamic nature of organ failure in severe acute pancreatitis: Diagnosis with spiral CT using rectal water soluble contrast media. The RAC has not given due consideration to infected necrosis IN while crierios severity into mild, moderate and severe.


Since the diagnosis of acute pancreatitis is usually made on clinical and laboratory findings, an early CT is only recommended when the diagnosis is uncertain, or in case of suspected early complications such as bowel perforation or ischemia.

While a majority ds the extra pancreatic complications have been included in RAC [ 4 ], a few that may have important bearing on the outcome of AP have not been considered.

aylanta The collection is homogeneous and well-demarcated with a thin wall abutting the stomach. On day 3 there is no enhancement of the pancreas, consistent with necrosis.

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The retroperitoneal approach has some advantages:. Revised Atlanta Classification for Acute Pancreatitis: Localized and systemic bacterial infections in panceatitis pancreatitis submitted to surgical necrosectomy or percutaneous drainage of necrotic secretions. Thank you for updating your details. No contamination with intestinal flora. Two weeks later there are gas bubbles in the peripancreatic collection consistent with an infected acute necrotic collection.

After drainage the collection barely diminished in size.

Allow for demarcation of collections, which takes about 4 weeks. These patients may benefit from timely transfer to the intensive care unit or tertiary referral centre. Most likely this is necrotic fat tissue i. Most often, they occur in the lesser sac.

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As the patient’s condition worsened, a second CT was performed on day 3. There was poor inter-observer agreement on morphological criteria to define them that needed to be rectified.


Although the imaging characteristics in this case are similar to the patient with the pseudocyst, this proved to be infected walled-off-necrosis. Criterios independientesapache iibisapsirsmarshall modificado. Intestinal fistula complicating necrotizing pancreatitis. Log in Sign up. Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: These cases illustrate that at times CT cannot reliably differentiate between collections that consist of fluid only and those that contain fluid and solid necrotic debris with or without infection.

Route can be used to guide minimally invasive surgery. The new revised classification of acute pancreatitis Similar findings were also reported in a Dutch study [ 25 ].

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Remarkably, a CT performed 6 months after surgery showed a normal pancreas. It thus seems that EXPN may need to be considered as a separate entity. CT can not reliably differentiate between collections that consist of fluid only and those that contain solid necrotic debris.