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The Prevalence of Intestinal Metaplasia in Patients with Gastric Neuroendocrine Neoplasms Type 1
Introduction: Intestinal metaplasia (IM) of the gastric mucosa is a relatively frequent precancerous lesion.
Aim(s): The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence and to find parameters that could predict the presence of intestinal metaplasia in gastric neuroendocrine neoplasms type 1 (GNEN1).
Materials and methods: Forty two (34 females) patients with GNEN1 were retrospectively studied. All patients included in the study had positive parietal-cell antibodies and were negative for Helicobacter pylori. All patients underwent a gastroscopy with multiple biopsies. Chromogranin A, gastrin, vitamin B12 and ferritin levels were also assessed.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETSConcerence (2017)
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