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 IJCM  Vol.9 No.4 , April 2018
Relationship between Fatty Liver and Pancreatitis
Abstract: Objective: We aim to explore the relationship between fatty liver and the severity of acute pancreatitis. Methods: The data of 128 patients with acute pancreatitis in the Xiaogan Central Hospital of Hubei from October 2016 to October 2017 were retrospectively analyzed. Clinical data of patients with fatty liver and non-fatty liver were statistically analyzed, the CT value of the liver and spleen was measure, and fatty liver was defined as mean L/SCT value < 1. Results: Among 128 patients, fatty liver was found in 56 (43.8%) and nonfatty liver in 72 (56.2%). Compared with patients with non fatty liver disease, the severity of pancreatitis, blood triglyceride and C reactive protein levels were higher in fatty liver patients, higher proportion of patients with local complications and persistent organ failure. Conclusion: Fatty liver has a greater impact on the severity of acute pancreatitis. It is possible to be an indicator of the severity of acute pancreatitis.
Cite this paper: Jia, J. , Wu, Q. , Kou, J. and Yang, M. (2018) Relationship between Fatty Liver and Pancreatitis. International Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9, 243-248. doi: 10.4236/ijcm.2018.94021.
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