Study links H. pylori gastritis to hyperplastic polyps

U.S. researchers reported in The American Journal of Gastroenterology that hyperplastic polyps are associated with Helicobacter pylori gastritis. Researchers said the risk increased with the stage of the neoplasm, as well as with the size and numbers of adenomas, but that location of lesions was not a factor. Read the abstract. MedWire News (U.K.) (12/6)