Table 3

Endoscopic features and association with symptoms and treatment management in 92 episodes of diarrhoea

Endoscopic featuresTotal
No. (%)
Grade of diarrhoea* G2/G3 No. (%)P valueBloody stools no/yes No. (%)P valueNeed for infliximab no/yes No. (%)P value
Endoscopic Mayo†
 0–1 (low)60 (68)21 (44)/27 (56)0.8447 (78)/13 (22)<0.0132 (53)/28 (47)<0.01
 2–3 (high)28 (32)12 (46)/14 (54)13 (46)/15 (54)6 (21)/22 (79)
Total van der Heide score
 0–6 (low)50 (54)20 (49)/21 (51)0.5344 (88)/6 (12)<0.0129 (58)/21 (42)<0.01
 7–12 (high)42 (46)15 (42)/21 (58)19 (45)/23 (55)12 (29)/30 (71)
Ulcers
 No63 (69)22 (44)/28 (56)0.7347 (75)/16 (25)0.0635 (56)/28 (44)<0.01
 Yes29 (31)13 (48)/14 (52)16 (55)/13 (45)6 (21)/23 (79)
Pancolitis‡
 No20 (32)7 (50)/7 (50)0.3617 (85)/3 (15)0.1315 (75)/5 (25)<0.01
 Yes42 (68)14 (36)/25 (64)28 (67)/14 (33)10 (24)/32 (76)
  • Cases with missing values not included in χ2 test.

  • *Grade of diarrhoea only G2 versus G3.

  • †The endoscopic Mayo score was available for 88 episodes (four episodes could not be classified according to the endoscopic Mayo score).

  • ‡Pancolitis only available for 62 episodes in which a full colonoscopy was performed.