Risk factors associated with gastric cancer in patients with a duodenal ulcer.

@article{Cho2010RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors associated with gastric cancer in patients with a duodenal ulcer.},
  author={Soo-Jeong Cho and Il Ju Choi and Chan Gyoo Kim and Myeong-Cherl Kook and Jong Yeul Lee and Byung Chang Kim and Kum Hei Ryu and Su Youn Nam and Young-Woo Kim},
  journal={Helicobacter},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={516-23}
}
BACKGROUND Although gastric cancer (GC) and duodenal ulcer (DU) are both strongly associated with Helicobacter pylori infection, a DU is negatively associated with the risk of GC. The aim of the study is to evaluate histologic risk factors for GC among patients with a DU. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 541 consecutive patients with GC were prospectively… CONTINUE READING