of acute pancreatitis was derived over 20 years ago.1 It attempted to provide a common termi‑ nology and to define the severity of the disease. The Revised Atlanta classification of acute pancreatitis is an international multidisciplinary classification of It was initially revised in and then further updat. The. “acute pancreatitis – Rating: Review Atlanta classification and definitions for international consensus” tries to O critério de diagnóstico radiológico.

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Am J Surg ; J Clin Gastroenterol ; The importance of EPIs and their effect on the outcome of AP have been highlighted by various studies.

Thus it is not surprising that questions have been raised about the completeness of the RAC. N Engl J Med ; Temporallytwo phases of acute pancreatitis are identified in the Revised Atlanta Classification:.

Remarkably, a CT performed 6 months after surgery showed a normal pancreas. A pseudocyst requires 4 or more weeks to develop. Most of them have no fluid collections and no necrosis. The optimal interventional strategy for patients with suspected or confirmed infected necrotizing pancreatitis is initial image-guided percutaneous retroperitoneal driterios drainage or endoscopic transluminal drainage, followed, if necessary, by endoscopic or surgical necrosectomy.

Over the last two decades there has been better understanding of the disease criterils, improvements in imaging techniques and rapid advancements in patient care. Morphologically, there are two types of acute pancreatitis: Response to Talukdar and Vege. Pdf r e v i s i o n e s medicina intensiva pancreatitis. Colonic necrosis or fistula following pancreatitis orgastric surgery. Infectious complications, prognostic factors and assessment of anti-infectious management of consecutive patients with acute pancreatitis.


The atlanta symposium pancreattiis attempted to offer a global consensus and a universally applicable classification system for acute pancreatitis.

The Radiology Assistant : Pancreas – Acute Pancreatitis

Role of ultrasonographically guided fine-needle aspiration cytology in the diagnosis of infected pancreatic necrosis. Complete encapsulation in pseudocyst and WON. Morphologically there are 2 types of acute pancreatitis – interstitial or oedematous pancreatitis and necrotizing criiterios.

Critetios revised Atlanta classification for acute pancreatitis: While a majority of the extra pancreatic complications have been included in RAC [ 4 ], a few that may have important bearing on the outcome of AP have not been considered.

Journal of the Pancreas. In a recent editorial by Yadav [ 75 ] the issue of too many classifications was aptly summarized. No role for FNA in early collections. CT can not reliably differentiate between collections that consist of fluid only and those that contain solid necrotic debris.

So this is an ANC – acute necrotic collection. Many collections aflanta remain sterile or resorb spontaneously. This underlines the importance of both the entities.

The Revised Atlanta Classification of Acute Pancreatitis: A Work Still in Progress?

Since the diagnosis of acute pancreatitis is usually fe on clinical and laboratory findings, an early CT is only recommended when the diagnosis is uncertain, or in case of suspected early complications such as bowel perforation or ischemia.

Analysis from a single institution in Mexico Panccreatitis. As the patient’s condition worsened, a second CT was performed on day 3. This patient had an acute necrotizing pancreatitis with onset 2 months earlier. A Pseudocyst is a collection of pancreatic juice or fluid enclosed by a complete wall of fibrous tissue It occurs in interstitial pancreatitis and the absence of necrotic tissue is imperative for friterios diagnosis. This article analyses the clinical relevance of revised Atlanta classification in predicting severity and prognostication in acute pancreatitis and takes a look at the emerging data which highlights its shortcomings.


The patient became septic and a percutaneous drainage was performed. Mortality was nearly double in patients with EPIs as compared to patients without them. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol ; 3: Infected necrosis Infected necrosis is: The revised Atlanta classification of acute pancreatitis: The table summarizes the CT criteria for pancreatic and peripancreatic fluid collections in acute pancreatitis.

In this patient there is normal enhancement of the pancreas with surrounding septated heterogeneous acute necrotic collections with fluid- and fat densities. Surgical treatment for severe acute pancreatitis: Acute oedematous or interstitial pancreatitis. It pancreatitjs characterized by a protracted clinical course, a high incidence of local complications, and a high mortality rate. In RAC, the description of the fluid collections and their terminology has been made precise and it provides the standardization that panreatitis been a source of controversy in the past few years Table 3 [ 1410 – 11 ].