Table 2

Demographic, clinical and SICUS characteristics of patients by Rutgeerts score at each pair evaluation (N = 111)

Score 0

Score 1

Score ≥2

p value


Female, N (%)

11 (38%)

12 (39%)

15 (29%)

0.47


Male, N (%)

18 (62%)

19 (61%)

36 (71%)


Median age, (IQR) yrs

34.7 (28.7-45)

43.4 (34.8-51)

53.9 (34.7-62)

0.01


Median CD duration before surgery (IQR) months

48 (7-63)

22 (1-68)

12 (3-120)

0.45


Median interval from surgery and evaluation (IQR) months

33.3 (11-59)

36 (20-66)

59.6 (25-114)

0.05


Median CDAI (IQR)

66 (29-93)

39 (17-94)

44 (23-144)

0.19


CDAI ≥ 150, N (%)

2 (7%)

2 (6%)

11 (22%)

0.04


CDAI < 150 N (%)

27 (93%)

29 (94%)

40 (78%)


Presence of symptoms N (%)

9 (31%)

12 (39%)

29 (57%)

0.11


Median ICA wall thickness (IQR) mm

3 (2.5-3.8)

7 (6-9)

10 (9-12)

< 0.001


Median neo-terminal ileal extension of increased wall thickness, (IQR) cm

0

1 (1-6.5)

13 (7-20)

< 0.001


IQR: Interquartile range

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