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Table 1. Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients

From: High Smad7 in the early post-operative recurrence of Crohn’s disease

Patients characteristics CD pts Control pts
n = 17 n = 5
Age years, median (range) 37 (21–64) 38 (28–55)
Sex male, N (%) 14 (82%) 2 (40%)
Smoking habits, N (%)
 Yes 1 (6%) 1 (20%)
 No 16 (94%) 4 (80%)
 CD duration months, median (range) 180 (12–320) na
Age at diagnosis, N (%)
 A1: ≤ 16 years 1 (6%) na
 A2: 17–40 years 13 (76%)  
 A3: over 40 years 3 (18%)  
CD behaviour, N (%)
 B1: inflammatory 0 na
 B2: Stricture 11 (65%)  
 B3: Penetrating 6 (35%)  
CD location, N (%)
 L1: Ileal 17 (100%) na
Harvey Bradshaw index at time of endoscopya
 Median (range) 4 (2–9) na
 Remission 13 (76%)  
 Active 4 (24%)  
Rutgeerts score at 6 month after surgeryb
 No CD recurrence (i0-i1) 4 (23%) na
 CD recurrence (i2-i4) 8 (47%)  
 No endoscopy 5 (30%)  
Rutgeerts score at 12 month after surgeryb
 No CD recurrence (i0-i1) 2 (12%) na
 CD recurrence (i2-i4) 11 (65%)  
 No endoscopy 4 (23%)  
CD medication at time of endoscopy
 No medication 1 (6%) 5 (100%)
 5-aminosalicylic acid 14 (82%) 0
 Corticosteroids 0 0
 Thiopurine alone 2 (12%) 0
 TNFs alone 0 0
  1. aAdapted from Harvey-Bradshaw index
  2. bAdapted from Rutgeerts score