Brief Article
Copyright ©2010 Baishideng.
World J Gastroenterol. Jan 7, 2010; 16(1): 83-88
Published online Jan 7, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i1.83
Table 1 Histological and serum findings in patients with mild to moderate (n = 9) and severe (n = 14) atrophic changes in the corpus
FindingsNumber of patients with atrophic corpus gastritis
Grade 1 or 2
Grade 3
IB+ (n = 8)IB- (n = 1)TotalIB+ (n = 8)IB- (n = 6)Total
Chronic corpus gastritis7188614NS
Chronic antral gastritis7183360.04
Antral intestinal metaplasia3030000.05
H. pylori in histology4040000.01
Elevated EIA H. pylori IgG17070000.0001
Vitamin B12 therapy10146100.009
Elevated PCA221384120.02
Elevated IF antibodies30114480.04
Low pepsinogen I400086140.0001
Elevated pepsinogen II5505415NS
Low pepsinogen I/II610186140.0001
Elevated gastrin-17721385130.005