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Table 2 The effectiveness indicators for PCD interventions between the two groups

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

Variable UC-PCD CUC-PCD p value
Average size of WON (cm3) 50.3 ± 7.2 44.8 ± 12.1 0.023*
Effective imaging cases (n [%]) 26 [68.42] 30 [85.74] 0.081
Inflammatory indexes    
 WBC (× 109/L) 11.9 ± 1.8 10.8 ± 2.1 0.020*
 CRP (mg/L) 78.1 ± 27.3 67.3 ± 12.0 0.031*
Severity rating    
 APACHE II 7.4 ± 2.0 6.6 ± 1.2 0.041*
 Ranson 3.1 ± 1.1 2.6 ± 0.6 0.018*
 CTSI 3.3 ± 2.2 2.4 ± 1.8 0.032*
  1. *p < 0.05