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    Mayo Score / Disease Activity Index (DAI) for Ulcerative Colitis

    Assesses severity of ulcerative colitis.
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    Dr. Kenneth W. Schroeder
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      • Not designed to predict need for admission or surgical therapy
      • However, an endoscopic score of 0 is associated with lower risk of colectomy compared to higher scores. (Manginot 2016)

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      If endoscopic data are not available, the modified Mayo score performs equally well. (Lewis 2008)

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