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Table 1 Clinical and demographic data of ulcerative colitis patients

From: Soluble ST2 is a sensitive clinical marker of ulcerative colitis evolution

  Number
Number of patients 26
Number of patients dropped out 2
Female/male 16/10
Median [range] age at entry 34.5 [30.0–52.5]
Duration of UC, years (median, range) 4.0 [1.3–11.8]
Age at diagnosis, years (median, range) 32.0 [22.5–44.0]
Location  
 Proctitis 6
 Left-sided 5
 Extensive 15
Clinical disease activity  
 Mild/ Moderate/ Severe 0/14/12
Endoscopic severity  
 Moderate (score 2) / Severe (score 3) 22/4
Medication used  
 No medication 3
 5-ASA 11
 Corticosteroids and 5-ASA 3
 Corticosteroids, 5-asa and azathioprine 5
 Corticosteroids and azathioprine 1
 5-ASA and azathioprine 3
Response to therapy 21
 Reactivation (after/before 6 months) 6 (1/5)
 Rescued by anti-TNF-α 6
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