TableĀ 3

Description of the three items of the simplified index

Predicted GVESelected itemsNew score
UlcerationAcute inflammatory cells infiltrateChronic inflammatory infiltrate
0None (0 point)None (0 point)None (0 point)Grade 0
1None (0 point)None (0 point)Mild (1 point)
2None (0 point)Grade 1
3None (0 point)None (0 point)Moderate or marked increase (3 points)
4None (0 point)
5None (0 point)Mild (2 points)Moderate or marked increase (3 points)Grade 2
6None (0 point)Moderate (3 points)Moderate or marked increase (3 points)Grade 3
7None (0 point)Severe (4 points)Moderate or marked increase (3 points)
8Yes (2 points)Moderate (3 points)Moderate or marked increase (3 points)Grade 4
9Yes (2 points)Severe (4 points)Moderate or marked increase (3 points)
  • The predicted GVE is ordinal, containing eight ranks ranging from 0 to 9. The values 2 and 4 are not possible with this system scoring.

  • GVE, Global Visual Evaluation.