Tropical Journal of Radiology and Imaging of Siddharth Health Research and Social Welfare Society 2021-02-03T06:22:12+0530 Dr D Sharad Gedam Open Journal Systems <p>ISSN: 2582-3779 (Print), 2582-4724(Online), quarterly journal, published by Siddharth Health Research and Social Welfare Society</p> <p>Tropical Journal of Radiology and Imaging of Siddharth Health Research and Social Welfare Society is commencing its publication from September 2019. It is a quarterly, peer reviewed open access medical Journal.</p> <p>It will full fill all criteria updated in July 2017 for promotion by MCI (Medical Council of India). we are in process to get index with Index Copernicus, Poland.</p> <p>Tropical Journal of Radiology and Imaging is published by Siddharth Health Research and Social Welfare Society which is registered under MP Society registration act, 1973.</p> <p>This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without any charges to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.</p> <p>We welcome articles from all medical specialties related with Radiology and Imaging, Radiotherapy and other related sub specialities. We accept, in English Review articles, Research/Original articles, Case Reports, Case series, Research letters &amp; Letters to Editor.</p> <p>Our motto to is to provide an international platform to the large volume of research work which in going on all around the world. Our mission is to update medical fraternity with the latest knowledge. We are committed and promise to take this journal to greaterer heights. We request all readers to submit articles for the upcoming issue.</p> <p>We have already receive print ISSN Number and we are in process to get indexed with Index Copernicus, Google Scholar, Cross reference, Research Boble, etc. We are making efforts to get indexed with other International and National databases shortly.</p> Assessment of acute pancreatitis using the CT severity index and modified CT severity index 2021-02-03T06:22:12+0530 Dr. MD Atik Ahmed Dr. MD Toufik Ahemad Dr. MD Mustak Ahmed <p>Background: To assess the severity of acute pancreatitis (AP) using computed tomography (CT) severity index (CTSI) and modified CT severity index (MCTSI), to correlate with clinical outcome measures, and to assess concordance with severity grading, as per the revised Atlanta classification (RAC).</p> <p>Material and Methods: This is a prospective study, conducted from August 2019 to July 2020, in the Department of Radiology, Al Ameen Medical College. A total of 70 patients referred from the Department of Medicine and Department of Surgery, presented with the chief complaint of epigastric pain, nausea and vomiting and CECT abdomen were suggestive of acute pancreatitis were included in this study. Assessment of severity of acute pancreatitis was done in all cases by Balthazar CTSI scoring and Mortele Modified CTSI scoring.</p> <p>Results: In the present study total 70 cases of acute pancreatitis cases were included in the study. These patients underwent CT abdomen and pelvis, later images were reviewed by the radiologist. The maximum patients were in the age group of 21 to 40 years [n=33 (47.1%)]. Majority of the cases were categorized as mild pancreatitis according to Balthazar CTSI score. Majority of the cases were categorized as severe pancreatitis using the Modified Mortele CTS score. Whereas, organ failure, moderate and severe category in modified Mortele CTSI, mild, moderate, severe category in Balthazar CTSI.</p> <p>Conclusion: In conclusion CECT was found to be an excellent imaging modality for diagnosis, establishing the extent of the disease process and in grading its severity.</p> 2020-12-31T00:00:00+0530 Copyright (c) 2021 Dr. MD Atik Ahmed, Dr. MD Toufik Ahemad, Dr. MD Mustak Ahmed