Table 4: Narrow band imaging-guided magnifying endoscopic findings of microvascular pattern (MVP) and pathognomonic histological features of ulcerative colitis.

Microvascular pattern (MVP) type Severe mucosal inflammationCrypt abscessGoblet cell depletionTotal case
PresentAbsentPresentAbsentPresentAbsent

MVP-regular31631641519
MVP-irregular19417622123
value 0.0001 0.0005 0.000142

MVP-regular: regularly arranged in a honeycomb-like structure; MVP-irregular: MVP with irregular, tortuous structure.