Prevalence of benign gastric polyps in a large pathology database.

@article{Sonnenberg2015PrevalenceOB,
  title={Prevalence of benign gastric polyps in a large pathology database.},
  author={Amnon Sonnenberg and R M Genta},
  journal={Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2015},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={
          164-9
        }
}
AIMS The aim of the study was to utilize a large national histopathology database for the analysis of the clinical epidemiology of gastric polyps. METHODS In a case-control study, 71,575 case subjects with gastric polyps were compared to 741,351 control subjects without gastric polyps. RESULTS Of all patients, 7.72% harboured fundic gland polyps, 1.79% gastric hyperplastic polyps, 0.09% gastric adenomas, and 0.06% type I neuroendocrine tumours. All types showed a clear-cut age-dependent… CONTINUE READING

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