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World J Hepatol. Oct 27, 2014; 6(10): 745-751
Published online Oct 27, 2014. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v6.i10.745
Table 1 Comparison between the modified grading system and the Clavien-Dindo classification
Modified gradesClavien-Dindo classification
Grade AGradeIAny deviation from the normal postoperative course that did not require special treatment
Grade IICases requiring pharmacological treatment
Grade BGrade IIIaCases requiring surgical or radiological interventions without general anesthesia
Grade CGrade IIIbCases requiring surgical or radiological interventions performed under general anesthesia
Grade IVaLife-threatening complications involving single organ dysfunction
Grade DGrade IVbLife-threatening complications involving multiple organ dysfunction
Grade VCases that resulted in death