Skip to main content

Table 2 Clinical data of all Crohn's disease patients at initial and follow-up scan

From: Magnetic resonance imaging-based body composition is associated with nutritional and inflammatory status: a longitudinal study in patients with Crohn's disease

Characteristics Baseline (n = 49) Follow-up (n = 49) p-value
Montreal classification
 Age at diagnosis, n (%)
  A1 11 (22.4)   
  A2 34 (69.4)   
  A3 4 (8.2)   
 Location, n (%)    0.93
  L1 17 (34.7) 15 (30.6)  
  L2 1 (2.0) 2 (4.1)  
  L3 30 (61.2) 31 (63.3)  
  L3 + 4 1 (2.0) 1 (2.0)  
 Behaviour, n (%)    0.93
  B1 31 (63.3) 28 (57.1)  
  B2 11 (22.4) 13 (26.5)  
  B3 5 (10.2) 6 (12.2)  
  B2 + 3 2 (4.1) 2 (4.1)  
 Perianal disease, n (%) 28 (57.1) 29 (59.2) 1.00
BMI, kg/m2 (mean ± SD) 18.27 ± 3.04 19.55 ± 2.66 < 0.001
BMI classification, n (%)    0.047
 Normal 18 (36.7) 28 (57.1)  
 Underweight 29 (59.2) 21 (42.9)  
 Overweight 2 (4.1) 0  
Laboratory findings (mean ± SD)
 CRP, mg/L (n = 46) 35.34 ± 43.39 11.71 ± 20.98 < 0.001
 ESR, mm/h (n = 48) 23.85 ± 17.97 11.04 ± 13.51 < 0.001
 Alb, g/L (n = 46) 38.43 ± 5.85 42.19 ± 5.42 < 0.001
 HCT, % (n = 47) 34.70 ± 6.15 38.71 ± 5.71 < 0.001
  1. p value of variables with great statistical difference between baseline and follow-up is marked in bold
  2. SD Standard deviation, BMI body mass index, CRP C-reactive protein, ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate, Alb albumin, Hct haematocrit