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Table 1 Histopathological classification of ischemic damage of the intestinal wall according to Park et al. [26]

From: Influence of two different levels of intra-abdominal hypertension on bacterial translocation in a porcine model

Park score Histopathological appearance/damage of bowel wall
Grade 0 Normal mucosa
Grade 1 Subepithelial space at villous tip
Grade 2 More extended subepithelial space
Grade 3 Epithelial lifting along villus sides
Grade 4 Denuded villi
Grade 5 Loss of villous tissue
Grade 6 Crypt layer infarction
Grade 7 Transmucosal infarction
Grade 8 Transmural infarction