Table 2

van der Heide and endoscopic Mayo scores from 92 endoscopies

Endoscopic feature according to the van der Heide classificationNo. (%)
Color
 Normal12 (13)
 Red58 (63)
 Deeply red22 (24)
Vascular patter
 Normal18 (20)
 Partially absent45 (49)
 Completely absent29 (31)
Friability
 Normal17 (19)
 Slightly friable48 (52)
 Severely friable27 (29)
Granularity
 Absent23 (25)
 Fine granularity62 (67)
 Coarse granularity7 (8)
Rectal valves
 Sharp46 (50)
 Swollen46 (50)
 Absent0 (0)
Ulcers
 Absent63 (69)
 Few18 (19)
 Multiple11 (12)
Spontaneous bleeding
 Absent87 (95)
 Discrete4 (4)
 Severe1 (1)
Mucopurulent exudate
 Absent35 (38)
 Little35 (38)
 Much22 (24)
van der Heide score
 Low (0–6)50 (54)
 High (7–16)42 (46)
Mayo score*
 014 (16)
 146 (52)
 225 (29)
 33 (3)
  • *The endoscopic Mayo score was available for 88 episodes (four episodes could not be classified according to the endoscopic Mayo score).