Elena Kasamatsu

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Currently, studies on serologic diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori-associated gastric cancer (GC) in Latin America are scarce. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the association between H. pylori serology tests in patients with early precancerous lesions or GC, when compared with non-atrophic gastritis in Colombia, Paraguay, and Mexico, three(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic tissue damage induced by Helicobacter pylori (HP)-driven inflammation is considered the main risk of gastric carcinoma (GC). Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) infection has also been associated with GC. In this study, we aim to address the role of EBV in inflammatory GC precursor lesions and its added risk to HP infection. METHODS Antibodies(More)
cia varió de buena a excelente en el de metaplasia intestinal (k=0.67 a 0.81) y de pobre a buena en el de displasia (k=0.18 a 0.66). Conclusión. Los principales problemas se presentan en el diagnóstico de la gastritis crónica atrófica y la displasia. Reproducibility of histopathologic diagnosis of precursor lesions of gastric carcinoma in three Latin(More)
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