Table 1

Differences in Helicobacter pylori gastritis in the antrum

Gastric adenoma (n=60)Early gastric cancer (n=60)Only gastritis (n=60)
Numbers are medians of gastritis score ranging from 0 to 3 (in accordance with the updated Sydney system) or percentage (intestinal metaplasia). *, p<0.001 (χ2 test). No significant differences were found between patients with gastric adenoma and those with early gastric cancer.
Degree of gastritis221*
Activity of gastritis221*
Intestinal metaplasia (%)74.489.718.3*