Ten-year prospective follow-up study on the relationship between Helicobacter pylori infection and progression of atrophic gastritis, particularly assessed by endoscopic findings.

@article{Sakaki2002TenyearPF,
  title={Ten-year prospective follow-up study on the relationship between Helicobacter pylori infection and progression of atrophic gastritis, particularly assessed by endoscopic findings.},
  author={Nobuhiro Sakaki and Hiroshi Kozawa and Naoto Egawa and Yuyang Tu and Masaki Sanaka},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 Suppl 2},
  pages={198-203}
}
AIM To ascertain the progression of atrophic gastritis due to Helicobacter pylori infection, we conducted a 10-year prospective follow-up study with annual endoscopy of the stomach. METHODS Prospective endoscopic observation was started in 53 subjects in 1989 and 1990 after informed consent was obtained. The progression of atrophic gastritis was evaluated… CONTINUE READING