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Chemotherapy pp 265-268 | Cite as

Chronic Gastritis, Atypical Epithelia in Biopsies and Therapeutic Consequences

  • J. Zangger
  • M. Taufer
Part of the Chemotherapy book series (CT, volume 8)

Summary

Examination of gastroscopic biopsies reveals a large percentage of chronic atrophic gastritis. In these cases there may often be increased proliferation of mucous glands and also the appearance of atypical epithelia. We are classifying these patients in a separate category as “patients with an increased risk”. They are controlled over short periods by gastroscopy and selective gastrobiopsy. In this way early diagnosis and treatment of gastric carcinoma is possible, and facilities for prophylactic chemotherapy are thereby given.

Keywords

Gastric Cancer Intestinal Metaplasia Atrophic Gastritis Stomach Cancer Chronic Gastritis 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Zangger
    • 1
  • M. Taufer
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. Experimental Cell Research and Oncology, Institute of PathologyUniversity GrazGrazAustria

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