Diagnosis of Gastric Adenocarcinoma with Magnified Endoscopy



Many magnified endoscopic classifications have been reported [1–5]. But a large majority of them are difficult to understand and complicated. The author divided the magnified endoscopic findings into two basic categories of surface and vascular patterns to simplify the diagnostic process [6, 7]. The theory behind this diagnostic approach with magnified endoscopy is explained in this chapter.


Surface Pattern Vascular Pattern Glandular Epithelium Fundic Gland White Zone 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of EndoscopySaku Central HospitalSakuJapan

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