New diagnostic approaches for early detection of gastric cancer.

@article{Sugano2004NewDA,
  title={New diagnostic approaches for early detection of gastric cancer.},
  author={Kentaro Sugano and Kiichi Sato and Kenshi Yao},
  journal={Digestive diseases},
  year={2004},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={327-33}
}
Detection of gastric cancer in early stages is vitally important for ascertaining better prognosis and quality of life for the patients. Therefore, every endoscopist should be trained to master enough diagnostic skills to identify early gastric cancer that often shows minimal alteration from the surrounding mucosa, easily evading detection. For the first step, it is essential that endoscopists understand the normal gastric mucosa as well as the mucosal changes caused by chronic H. pylori… CONTINUE READING