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The regular arrangement of collecting venules pattern evaluated by standard endoscope and the absence of antrum nodularity are highly indicative of Helicobacter pylori uninfected gastric mucosa.

Authors
  • Machado, R S
  • Viriato, A
  • Kawakami, E
  • Patrício, F R S
Type
Published Article
Journal
Digestive and Liver Disease
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2008
Volume
40
Issue
1
Pages
68–72
Identifiers
PMID: 17988964
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Antrum nodularity is a specific finding, although its sensitivity is low. A regular arrangement of collecting venules pattern and the absence of antrum nodularity are highly indicative of normal gastric mucosa that is negative for Helicobacter pylori.

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