CT

CT abdomen and pelvis

Axial C+ portal venous phase
Modality: CT (C+ portal venous phase)

- “ This case is consistent with pancreatitis balthazar E with a degree of necrosis greater than 50%, and an CT severity Index = 10 ”

Used in the following articles:

  • Acute pancreatitis - “ Acute pancreatitis is an acute inflammation of the pancreas and is a potentially life-threatening condition. The diagnosis of acute pancreatitis ...”
  • Balthazar score - “ The Balthazar score is a subscore within the CT severity index (CTSI) for grading of acute pancreatitis.  The CTSI sums two scores: Balthazar sc...”
  • CT severity index in acute pancreatitis - “ The CT severity index (CTSI) is based on findings from a CT scan with intravenous contrast to assess the severity of acute pancreatitis. The sever...”

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