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Table 1 Basal characteristics of 73 infected WON patients enrolled in this study

From: Triple guidance of choledochoscopy, ultrasonography, and computed tomography facilitates percutaneous catheter drainage of infected walled-off necrosis

Variable UC-PCD (n = 38) CUC-PCD (n = 35) p value
Age (years) 46.2 ± 12.2 44.0 ± 11.6 0.432
Gender (n [%])    
 Male 21 [55] 20 [57] 0.872
 Female 17 [45] 15 [43]  
Aetiology (n [%])    0.898
 Alcohol 8 [21] 10 [29]  
 Gallstones 23 [61] 19 [54]  
 Idiopathic 5 [13] 4 [11]  
 Others 2 [5] 2 [6]  
Classification of AP (n [%])    0.415
 Severe 17 [45] 19 [54]  
 Moderately severe 21 [55] 16 [46]  
 Mild 0 0  
Location of WON (n [%])    0.543
 Anterior or above pancreatic region 5 [13] 4 [11]  
 Left anterior renal space 18 [47] 21 [60]  
 Right anterior renal space 15 [39] 10 [29]  
Size of WON (cm3) 144.1 ± 20.8 156.2 ± 33.1 0.069
Inflammatory indexes    
 WBC (× 109/L) 16.2 ± 2.6 16.9 ± 2.8 0.753
 CRP (mg/L) 126.3 ± 36.4 133.3 ± 34.7 0.403
Severity rating    
 APACHE II 8.6 ± 1.9 8.4 ± 1.3 0.599
 Ranson 3.9 ± 1.2 3.5 ± 0.9 0.110
 CTSI 8.3 ± 1.8 8.2 ± 1.8 0.813
  1. AP, acute pancreatitis; WON, walled-off necrosis; WBC, white blood cells; CRP, C-reactive protein; APACHE, acute physiology and chronic health evaluation; CTSI, computed tomography severity index