Table 4

Effect of H pylori status on progastrin levels

H pylori −veH pylori +ve
GroupProgastrin (pmol/l)NumberProgastrin (pmol/l)Number
Control⩽1524⩽1529
Cancer21233233
Polyp4811⩽1518
Overall⩽154-150 58⩽154-150 80
Overall % (⩽15)5561
  • 4-150 The effect of H pylori on progastrin levels was not significant.