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Table 1 Complication grades according to the Clavien-Dindo classication scheme

From: Robotic radical antegrade modular pancreatosplenectomy (RAMPS) versus standard retrograde pancreatosplenectomy (SRPS): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Grade Definition
V Death of patient
IV Life-threatening complication. Requiring intensive care unit management
IVa Single organ dysfunction
IVb Multi-organ dysfunction
III Requiring surgical, endoscopic, or radiological intervention
IIIa Intervention not under general anesthesia
IIIb Intervention under general anesthesia
II Requiring pharmacological treatment with drugs other than those allowed for grade I complications
I Any deviation from the normal postoperative course without the need for pharmacological treatment or surgical, endoscopic, and radiological intervention