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Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences

DOI

10.3906/sag-1709-134

Abstract

Background/aim: Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) has been reported to have a positive correlation with the activation degree of the immune system. This study's aim is to investigate the efficiency of SuPAR serum levels in acute pancreatitis (AP) patients in determining the severity of disease. Materials and methods: This prospective research involves patients who arrived at the emergency service, were over 18 years old, had nontraumatic abdominal pain and diagnosis of AP, and agreed to join the study. Demographic characteristics, contact information, laboratory and imaging test parameters, Ranson's criteria, the Balthazar Severity Index, the Rapid Acute Physiologic Score (RAPS), and the modified Glasgow (Imrie) score of all patients were recorded. Two study groups were created as score of

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