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Table 1 Cases of postoperative acute pancreatitis

From: Acute necrotic pancreatitis after esophagectomy: a case report

Case Author [ref] Year Age/sex Background Operation BMI Presentation of pancreatitis Amylase level on the day of diagnosis (U/l) Diagnosis Necrosis of gastric tube Prognosis Cause of death
1 Blom et al. [3] 2009 73/M - TTE 24 2 POD 1,690 Relaparotomy + Dead, 22 POD MOF
2 Blom et al. [3] 2009 72/M Alcohol abuse TTE 25 12 POD 338 Relaparotomy - Alive -
3 Blom et al. [3] 2009 52/M MI THE 32 6 POD 110 Autopsy - Dead, 6 POD Electromechanical dissociation
4 Blom et al. [3] 2009 78/M - THE 26 12 POD 108 Relaparotomy + Alive -
5 Our case 2014 74/M IP, COPD, alcohol abuse THE 23 3 POD 137 (maximum: 2,604) CT + Dead, 60 POD MOF
  1. M, male; F, female; MI, myocardial infarction; IP, interstitial pneumonia; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; TTE transthoracic esophagectomy; THE, transhiatal esophagectomy; BMI, body mass index; POD, post operative day; MOF, multiple organ failure.