Comparison between serology and histology in the diagnosis of advanced gastric body atrophy: A study in a Dutch primary community

André Korstanje, Susanne Van Eeden, Johan A. Offerhaus, Frans L. Waltman, Gijsbert Den Hartog, Freek W C Roelandse, John H M Souverijn, Izak Biemond, Cornelis B H W Lamers

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Abstract

GOALS: To assess serologically diagnosed gastric body atrophy (GBA) by histology in a sample of the general population. BACKGROUND: GBA is a precursor lesion in gastric cancer. Data on GBA in a primary health care community in the Netherlands have not been reported. STUDY: Thirty-four subjects of 997 consecutive adults from a Dutch family practice had serologic GBA, according to hypergastrinemia (>100 ng/L), hypopepsinogenemia A (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)18-22
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology
Volume42
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Gastric body atrophy
  • Gastrin
  • Pepsinogen
  • Primary care
  • Serum biopsy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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    Korstanje, A., Eeden, S. V., Offerhaus, J. A., Waltman, F. L., Hartog, G. D., Roelandse, F. W. C., Souverijn, J. H. M., Biemond, I., & Lamers, C. B. H. W. (2008). Comparison between serology and histology in the diagnosis of advanced gastric body atrophy: A study in a Dutch primary community. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 42(1), 18-22. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.mcg.0000248008.70396.90