Atrophic gastritis, Helicobacter pylori, and colorectal cancer risk: a case-control study.

@article{MachidaMontani2007AtrophicGH,
  title={Atrophic gastritis, Helicobacter pylori, and colorectal cancer risk: a case-control study.},
  author={Ai Machida-Montani and Shizuka Sasazuki and Manami Inoue and Syusuke Natsukawa and Kozo Shaura and Yoichi Koizumi and Yoshio Kasuga and Tomoyuki Hanaoka and Shoichiro Tsugane},
  journal={Helicobacter},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={328-32}
}
BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori is a major risk factor for atrophic gastritis and gastric cancer. Various extragastric manifestations of H. pylori infection have also recently been suggested. However, the correlation between H. pylori and colorectal cancer (CRC) is controversial. The aim of this study was to examine the correlation between H. pylori, serum gastrin level, and atrophic gastritis with CRC. MATERIALS AND METHODS Subjects were patients with CRC; controls were participants of a… CONTINUE READING
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