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Research Article

Prediction of Severity of Acute Pancreatitis Using Total Serum Calcium and Albumin-Corrected Calcium: A Prospective Study in Tertiary Center Hospital in Nepal

Table 1

Comparison of the mean total serum calcium and albumin-corrected calcium as per severity.

FactorTotal population (n = 80)Mild acute pancreatitis (n = 55)Moderately severe pancreatitis (n = 14)Severe acute pancreatitis (n = 11) value

Total serum calcium (mg/dl), mean ± SD7.92 ± 1.098.22 ± 1.117.51 ± 0.616.98 ± 0.670.001
Albumin-corrected calcium (mg/dl), mean ± SD7.87 ± 1.078.15 ± 1.087.41 ± 0.847.01 ± 0.420.002