Clinical Research
Copyright ©2008 The WJG Press and Baishideng.
World J Gastroenterol. Mar 28, 2008; 14(12): 1866-1871
Published online Mar 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.1866
Table 1 Comparison of age in patients with different grades of reflux esophagitis
Mean age53.35b54.53b60.5061.44
Table 2 Relationship between reflux esophagitis and H pylori infection
Patients (n)RE patients (n)MaleFemaleLA-ALA-BLA-CLA-D
H pylori+719027718889137116159
H pylori-11 63311287074215764407936
Percentage (%)38.219.7b21.0117.4519.320.8615.9620
Total18 82314058955107105569445
Table 3 Relationship of reflux esophagitis and esophageal hiatal hernia
RE patients (n)Mean ageMaleFemaleLA-ALA-BLA-CLA-D
EHH+19562.03 ± 14.111227348744825
EHH-121053.35 ± 13.83b7734376624824620
Percentage (%)13.913.6314.316.76a13.31a51.06a55.56a
Total140554.56 ± 14.198955107105569445