Table 4: Complications of different techniques for open necrosectomy.

TechniquePatients
( )
Fistulas
(pancreatic/enteric)
Haemorrhage
(%)

Open packing
 Bradley III, 1993 [19] 7146%7%
 Bosscha et al., 1998 [20] 2825%50%
 Howard et al., 2007 [22]10254%4%
Planned relaparotomies
 Sarr et al., 1991 [23]23(26%/52%)26%
 Tsiotos et al., 1998 [24]72(19%/27%)18%
Closed packing
 Fernandez-del Castillo et al., 1998 [25]64(53%/16%)3%
 Rodriguez et al., 2008 [26]167(36%/14%)4%
Closed continuous lavage
 Farkas et al., 2006 [28]123(13%/1%)2%
 van Santvoort et al., 2010 [29]45 (38%/22%)22%