Endoscopic Score in CD and UC
Reporting of endoscopic disease activity should always include accurate descriptors of any abnormalities in each segment. The scoring of endoscopic disease activity is becoming an important clinical endpoint in clinical trials as well as in clinical practice. As investigators become more familiar with enrolling children into studies with endoscopic endpoints, such as mucosal healing, validated scoring systems will be essential. Scoring systems used in adults may not be easily extrapolated to children, since the distribution and severity of inflammation noted during pediatric endoscopy may be patchy. A wider application of the scoring system and the development of newer scores will help in management of pediatric IBD patients.
KeywordsCDEIS SES-CD Mayo endoscopic score UCEIS Mucosal healing
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