Table 2

Study Flowchart

Visit

Admission

Day 2

Day 5

Day 10

Day 14

Day 21

Day 28

Day 35

Discharge

3 months


Informed consent

X

Clinical scores

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

US#

X

X

CT*

X

Laboratory

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Study product

X§

X§

X

X

X

X

X


# US = abdominal ultrasound to detect gallstones (at admission) or pseudocyste (at follow-up)

* CT = abdominal computer tomographic scan to detect (peri-)pancreatic necrosis

§ = Within 72 hours after onset of pain the administration of the study product is started.

Besselink et al. BMC Surgery 2004 4:12   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-4-12

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