Chronic Atrophic Gastritis Associated with Hyperparathyroidism: A prospective Study Abstract #263

Introduction: The association of gastric carcinoids (GCs) type 1 and hyperparathyroidism (HPTH) has been reported, whereas a possible association between chronic atrophic gastritis (CAG) and HPTH is still scant.
Aim(s): To prospectively evaluate the possible association between HPTH and CAG in both a series of CAG patients and a series of sporadic HPTH patients.
Materials and methods: From 1999 to 2010, two series of patients were studied: 99 consecutive hystologically confirmed CAG (81 female, aged 20-88 yrs), with (19) or without GCs (80) and 149 consecutive patients with HPTH (119 female, aged 35-87 yrs). All patients underwent laboratory tests and CAG and hypergastrinemic HPTH underwent upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Sara Massironi

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