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Table 1 Definitions of organ failure

From: Decompressive laparotomy with temporary abdominal closure versus percutaneous puncture with placement of abdominal catheter in patients with abdominal compartment syndrome during acute pancreatitis: background and design of multicenter, randomised, controlled study

Organ Failure Definition
Circulatory Systolic blood pressure less than 90 mmHg or need for catecholamine support
Pulmonary PaO2 60 mmHg or less or need for mechanical ventilation
Renal Need for hemodialysis or creatinine level greater than 177 umol/L after rehydration
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