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Table 1 Characteristics of the subjects

From: 18F-FDG uptake in the stomach on screening PET/CT: value for predicting Helicobacter pylori infection and chronic atrophic gastritis

Age (y)
 Mean ± SD 58 ± 11
 Range 34 − 79
Gender Number (%)
 Female 38 (43.2)
 Male 50 (56.8)
H. Pylori infection Number (%)
 Positive 37 (42.0)
 Negative 51 (58.0)
Chronic atrophic gastritis Number (%)
 Positive (H. Pylori positive) 37 (40.9)
  (H. Pylori negative) 24 (27.3)
 Negative 27 (31.8)
Neoplasms (finding on fiberscopy) Number
 Early gastric cancer (H. Pylori positive) 4
 Gastric adenoma (H. Pylori positive) 2
 MALT lymphoma (H. Pylori positive) 1
Other fiberscopic findings 3
 Superficial gastritis (H. Pylori positive) 3
  (H. Pylori negative) 2
 Erosive gastritis (H. Pylori positive) 2
  (H. Pylori negative) 3
 Gastric ulcer scar (H. Pylori positive) 1
 Duodenal ulcer scar (H. Pylori positive) 1
 Erosion of E-C Junction (H. Pylori negative) 1
 Reflux esophagitis (H. Pylori positive) 1
  (H. Pylori negative) 1