Intestinal metaplasia of the gastric cardia: A study from Turkey

Dinçer D., Beşışık F., Şahin E., Demir K., TUNCER İ. , Çevikbaş U., ...Daha Fazla

HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY, cilt.49, ss.1153-1156, 2002 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 49 Konu: 46
  • Basım Tarihi: 2002
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1153-1156


Background/Aims: We aimed to investigate the prevalence of intestinal metaplasia in the cardia of a patient group with high incidence of Helicobacter pylori infection presenting for elective upper endoscopy. We also re-evaluated the relation between intestinal metaplasia in the cardia and gastroesophageal reflux disease, smoking, alcohol history, H. pylori infection, Barrett's, esophagus and intestinal metaplasia elsewhere in the stomach.