Table 2

Degree of endoscopic and histopathological inflammation

OesophagitisBarrett's not on PPIBarrett's on PPI
Patients with a normal oesophagus are not shown since by definition there is no inflammation.
Savary-Miller classification was used to grade inflammation endoscopically.
Ismail-Beigi histopathological criteria were used for oesophagitis and the modified Sydney system for Barrett's oesophagus.
Percentages within a group may not add up to 100% due to rounding to nearest whole number.
PPI, proton pump inhibitor.
No of patients262228
Grade of inflammation
    Endoscopic grade:
        011/22 (50%)18/28 (64%)
        1 4 (15%) 3/22 (14%) 3/28 (11%)
        212 (46%) 3/22 (14%) 4/28 (14%)
        3 6 (23%) 2/22 (9%) 2/28 (7%)
        4 4 (15%) 3/22 (14%) 1/28 (4%)
    Histopathological grade:
        0 1/28 (4%)
        1 7 (27%) 9/22 (41%)11/28 (39%)
        2 9 (35%)12/22 (55%)14/28 (50%)
        310 (38%)1/22 (5%) 2/28 (7%)