Table 3

Significant laboratory parameters in survivors and non-survivors of AP

Non-survivorsSurvivorsp Value
n898
Age (years)67.3±11.849.9±15.00.002*
Gender (M/F)4/448/500.956†
BUN (mmol/L)8.8 (8.6–13.5)4.6 (2.0–17.5)<0.001‡
Cr (μmol/L)102 (59–198)52 (35–193)0.001‡
Ca (mmol/L)1.87±0.242.11±0.230.004*
TP (g/L)53.2±3.7859.5±8.90.028*
Alb (g/L)30.7±2.8736.0±6.70.006*
LDH (U/L)494.8±25.17304.5±136.50.003*
WCC (×109/L)18.4 (9.3–20.2)12.7 (2.7–33.9)0.035‡
RDW (%)14.2±0.7212.98±1.040.002*
RBC (×1012/L)4.97±1.154.65±0.810.166*
Hgb (g/L)145±31141±240.609*
PLT (×109/L)176 (112–202)191 (54–540)0.282‡
  • *Student t test.

  • †χ2 Test.

  • ‡Mann-Whitney U test.

  • Alb, albumin; Amy, elevated serum amylase; AP, acute pancreatitis; BUN, blood urea nitrogen; Ca, calcium; Cr, creatinine; F, female; Glu, glucose; Hgb, haemoglobin; LDH, lactate dehydrogenase; M, male; PLT, platelet; RBC, red blood cell; RDW, red cell distribution width; TP, total protein; WCC, white cell count.