[Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric cancer precursor lesions in patients with dyspepsia].

@article{Muller2007PrevalenceOH,
  title={[Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric cancer precursor lesions in patients with dyspepsia].},
  author={Leandro Bizarro Muller and Renato Borges Fagundes and Claudia Carvalho de Moraes and Alexandre Rampazzo},
  journal={Arquivos de gastroenterologia},
  year={2007},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={93-8}
}
BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori infection has been considered to play significant role in gastric carcinogenesis, but only a minority of people who harbor this organism will develop gastric cancer. H. pylori infection first causes chronic non atrophic gastritis. Chronic non atrophic gastritis may evolve to atrophic gastritis and intestinal metaplasia and finally to dysplasia and adenocarcinoma. AIMS To estimate the prevalence of H. pylori infection and the precancerous gastric lesions and… CONTINUE READING

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