Posts Tagged ‘Peptic ulcer disease

H pylori is accepted as the primary cause of non-NSAID-induced peptic ulcer disease, with an estimated prevalence of 95% in patients with duodenal ulcers and 84% in patients with gastric ulcers. Indeed, eradication of H pylori in patients with both duodenal and gastric ulcers facilitates ulcer healing, reduces the rate of ulcer recurrence and reduces […]

The discovery in the early 1980s that Helicobacter pylori was associated with peptic ulcer disease prompted investigations of its possible implication in other gastrointestinal disorders, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)-induced ulcers, functional dyspepsia, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma and gastric cancer. Your turn to find out more about the […]