Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia

Publication Date: December 9, 2019

Key Points

Key Points

Gastric cancer is the 3rd leading cause of cancer death worldwide.

Chronic infection with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is the primary risk factor for (intestinal-type) non-cardia gastric cancer, with at least 80% of the global gastric cancer burden attributable to this pathogen.

Gastric intestinal metaplasia (GIM) may represent the histologic step just prior to development of dysplasia.

Diagnosis

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AGA Recommendations for Management o...

...with GIM, the AGA recommends testing f...

...s with GIM the AGA suggests against...

...patients with GIM, the AGA suggests against ro...