Balthazar score, early computed tomography
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Ann Surg. 1985 May;201(5):656-65 Clinical Trial (non-controlled, non-randomized)
IN pancreatitis, acute The Use of
Balthazar score, early computed tomography
As Prognostic Item
Is better Than
no initial CT imaging
To predict the risk of developping pancreatic abcesses (12% grade C, 17% grade D, 60% grade E) and death (all in grades D or E)