OLGA and OLGIM stage distribution according to age and Helicobacter pylori status in the Korean population.

@article{Nam2014OLGAAO,
  title={OLGA and OLGIM stage distribution according to age and Helicobacter pylori status in the Korean population.},
  author={Ji Hyung Nam and Il Ju Choi and Myeong-Cherl Kook and Jong Yeul Lee and Soo-Jeong Cho and Su Youn Nam and Chan Gyoo Kim},
  journal={Helicobacter},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={81-9}
}
BACKGROUND The Operative Link for Gastritis Assessment (OLGA) and the Operative Link on Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia Assessment (OLGIM) staging systems have been suggested to provide risk assessment for gastric cancer. This study aimed to evaluate the distribution of OLGA and OLGIM staging by age and Helicobacter pylori status. MATERIALS AND METHODS We studied 632 subjects who underwent esophagogastroduodenoscopy for gastric cancer screening. Helicobacter pylori status and histologic changes… CONTINUE READING
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