Intestinal metaplasia of the gastric cardia: A study from Turkey


Dinçer D., Beşışık F., Şahin E., Demir K., TUNCER İ. , Çevikbaş U., et al.

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

  • Cilt numarası: 49 Konu: 46
  • Basım Tarihi: 2002
  • Dergi Adı: HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.1153-1156

Özet

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.