Characteristics of the gastric mucosa of direct relatives of patients with sporadic gastric carcinoma.

@article{Carneiro1993CharacteristicsOT,
  title={Characteristics of the gastric mucosa of direct relatives of patients with sporadic gastric carcinoma.},
  author={F{\'a}tima Carneiro and A Taveira-Gomes and A Cabral-Correia and A Vasconcelos-Teixeira and Rui Barreira and M Cardoso-Oliveira and Manuel Sobrinho-Sim{\~o}es},
  journal={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation},
  year={1993},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={239-46}
}
We compared the gastric mucosa lesions of 63 direct relatives of 24 patients with gastric carcinoma with those observed in 151 dyspeptic patients and in seven members of a family with familial gastric carcinoma of diffuse type. We found a higher prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection (96.8%) and gastritis (98.4%) in the relatives of patients with… CONTINUE READING