Table 1

Presentation at diagnosis of low grade localised gastric mucosa associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphomas according to their Helicobacter pylori status and relationship between clinical and gastric endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) features and outcome after anti-H pylori eradication, for 19 patients who experienced complete macroscopic and histological remission (responders) and 15 who did not (non-responders). No H pylori negative patient had regression of lymphoma after anti-H pylori treatment.

  • n, number of patients;

  • 1-150 at least one positive test: histology or serology.

  • 1-152 Relation to outcome (bivariate analysis, χ2 test for nominal variables, Mann-Whitney test for ordinal or continuous variables);

  • 1-151 log age was tested;

  • 1-164 layer infiltrated, mucosav beyond.