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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of CD and UC patients

From: A pilot study of transrectal endoscopic ultrasound elastography in inflammatory bowel disease

  CD UC
Number of patients 30 25
Sex - no. of patients (%)   
Female 19 (63, 3) 15 (60, 0)
Male 11 (36, 7) 10 (40, 0)
Age at diagnosis (years), median [interquartile range] 23, 01 [18,01-33,27] 33, 35 [23,08-46, 03]
Age at TRUS (years), median [interquartile range] 30, 64 [23,67-42,37] 38, 37 [26,15-53,07]
Disease duration to TRUS (years), median [interquartile range] 5,15[2,02-13,01] 5, 83 [1,82-9,38]
Localization - no. of patients (%)   
L1 ± UGI 9 (30)  
L2 ± UGI 4 (13, 3)  
L3 ± UGI 17 (56, 7)  
Rectum involved 14 (46, 7)  
Proctitis   3 (12, 0)
Left sided colitis   9 (36, 0)
Pancolitis   13 (52, 0)
Behaviour* - no. of patients (%)   
B1 ± perianal 14 (50)  
Stricturing ± perianal 9 (32, 1)  
Penetrating ± perianal 5 (17, 9)  
Perianal (any) 12 (40)  
Endoscopy at time of TRUS - no. of patients (%) 24 (80) 25 (100)
Inactive 10 (43, 5)  
Mild activity 9 (34, 8)  
Severe activity 5 (21, 7)  
Baron score 0   11 (11, 8)
Baron score 1   3 (17, 6)
Baron score 2   11 (70, 6)
Baron score 3   0 (0)
  1. * Information about biheviour was available in 28 patients