Table 2

Range of endoscopic findings in dyspepsia (median (range) values from 22 studies)324

Gastroduodenal ulcer combined17% (1–44)
Gastric ulcer5.5% (1.6–8.2)
Duodenal ulcer10% (2.3–12.7)
Reflux oesophagitis12% (0–23.0)
Gastric malignancy1.2% (0–3.4)
Normal findings/miscellaneous irrelevant findings51% (2–71)