Duodenal biopsy specimens were graded according to the updated Sydney System
In daily practice, extensive biopsy protocol is not practical and mapping biopsies according to the updated Sydney system
is currently recommended for patients with gastritis .
The Sydney system
, used for reporting chronic gastritis which was given in 1990 and updated in 1994 includes an important component of presence or otherwise of H.
Histopathologic findings (chronic inflammation, activity, atrophy, intestinal metaplasia) based on the visual analog scale of the updated Sydney System
(25) were graded (none = 0, mild = 1, moderate = 2, severe = 3).
Among the 39 cases of chronic superficial gastritis, histological grading according to revised Sydney system
Classification and grading of gastritis: the updated Sydney system
: international workshop on the histopathology of gastritis, Houston 1994.
For those interested details of the Sydney system
are available at www.metromonorail.com.au.
In 1997-1998 a major evaluation of the leadership and management cycles in the Sydney system
of schools was undertaken by national and international researchers.
The Updated Sydney System
. Am J Surg Pathol 1996; 20: 1161-1181.
pylori) status and CAG subtypes as specified in the Sydney System
for Gastritis Classification.
In this study, we used the Sydney system
grading of chronic gastritis for grading of chronicity, activity, and H.
Descriptive statistics were used to describe the results and in cases having gastritis, histo- pathological variables were graded according to updated Sydney system