Harmless Acute Pancreatitis Score (HAPS)

Harmless Acute Pancreatitis Score (HAPS)

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$b = $_POST[‘cr’];
$c = $_POST[‘hct’];

$var1 = ($b + $c + $a);
$result = $var1;

if ($result < 1) { $explain = "Benign course."; } if ($result > 0) {
$explain = “Complicated course.”;
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Rebound tenderness/guarding :
Creatinine :
Hematicrit :

[pullquote]The Harmless Acute Pancreatitis Score is used to predicts within 30 minutes of admission patients whose acute pancreatitis will run a mild course.[/pullquote]

Formula :

Points are given for each variable.

Explanation of Result :

A score of 0 is associated with the absence of pancreatic necrosis (Balthazar score, 0–4 points), no need for dialysis or artificial ventilation, and no fatal outcome. 97% specificity and 98% positive predictive value.

* Please verify all calculations prior to clinical use.