Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2019 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Impact of Helicobacter pylori Infection on Gastric Variceal Bleeding among Patients with Liver Cirrhosis

Table 2

Prevalence of H. pylori infection, histopathological patterns of chronic gastritis, and the fasting serum gastrin level among the studied patients.

VariablesNonbleeding gastric varices ()Bleeding gastric varices () value
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H. pylori infectionPositive1340.62%3272.73%0.0049
Negative1959.38%1227.27%
Histopathological patternsFollicular721.88%2659.09%0.0069
Atrophic515.63%24.55%
Erosive928.13%1022.73%
Superficial1134.38%613.64%
Fasting serum gastrin level0.0200