Endoscopic diagnosis of gastric mucosal activity and inflammation.

@article{Nomura2013EndoscopicDO,
  title={Endoscopic diagnosis of gastric mucosal activity and inflammation.},
  author={Sachiyo Nomura and Shuichi Terao and Kyoichi Adachi and Takahiro Kato and Kazunori Ida and Hidenobu Watanabe and Takuro Shimbo},
  journal={Digestive endoscopy : official journal of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={
          136-46
        }
}
AIM Gastritis is an important pathological state that causes gastric atrophy and cancer. The Sydney System is a well-used classification for histological evaluation for gastritis. However, there is no concordance with endoscopic findings. In the present study, we tried to establish endoscopic criteria and diagnosis for the inflammation activity of gastric mucosa. METHODS A prospective multicenter study was conducted and 24 facilities participated. Two hundred and seventy patients received… CONTINUE READING
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