Table 5

 Relationship between duration of organ failure and development of local complications in 110 patients with record of a serious adverse event

nLocal complicationsNo local complicationsNo data*
*No data from 14 patients that died in the first week and eight survivors with inadequate records to assess local complications.
Local complications were necrosis or pseudocyst; early fluid collections were not considered as complications.
Significant association of persistent organ failure and local complications: χ2 = 34.23; df = 2; p<0.001.
Persistent organ failure5227817
Transient organ failure277173
No organ failure312272