Linxian, China, has one of the highest esophageal-cancer mortality rates in the world.
In 1983, esophageal balloon-cytology screening was performed to identify subjects eligible for 2 nutrition-intervention trials in Linxian; 12,877 subjects had cytology slides which were satisfactory for diagnosis.
Of the 12,649 subjects with squamous-cell diagnoses, 31% were normal by Chinese cytologic criteria; 38% showed hyperplasia; 21 ; showed dysplasia I; 6% showed dysplasia 2; 2% showed near-cancer; and 2% showed cancer.
Of the 1,471 subjects with columnar-cell diagnoses, 31% were normal; 44% showed hyperplasia; 16% showed dysplasia 1; 4% showed dysplasia 2; 2% showed near-cancer; and 3% showed cancer.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Dépistage, Chine, Asie, Oesophage, Cytologie, Oesophage pathologie, Appareil digestif pathologie, Diagnostic, Homme, Anatomopathologie, Exploration, Linxian
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Medical screening, China, Asia, Esophagus, Cytology, Esophageal disease, Digestive diseases, Diagnosis, Human, Pathology, Exploration
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0470213
Code Inist : 002B13A01. Création : 199406.