Table 2

Distribution of cancer foci by anatomical thirds and mucosal zones

Patient/age (y)Portion of stomachMucosal zone of stomachTotal foci
UpperMiddleLowerBodyTransitionAntrum
A/4010 (22%)17 (38%)18 (40%)22 (49%)23 (51%)None45
B/2868 (32%)47 (22%)99 (46%)123 (57%)77 (36%)14 (7%)214
C/15137 (43%)88 (28%)93 (29%)257 (81%)32 (10%)29 (9%)318
D/3437 (33%)37 (33%)37 (33%)68 (61%)23 (21%)20 (18%)111
E/43None1 (25%)3 (75%)1 (25%)3 (75%)None4
F/3311 (34%)1 (3%)20 (63%)16 (50%)9 (28%)7 (22%)32