TITLE

A sequential 10-day regimen was better than standard triple therapy for eradicating Helicobacter pylori in older patients

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 144 Issue 1, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents a clinical study according to which high rate of Helicobacter pylori eradication with sequential therapy helps elderly patients with peptic ulcer. In older patients with peptic ulcer, is a sequential 10-day therapy regimen better than standard 7-day triple therapy for eradicating Helicobacter pylori. The study of 179 patients greater than 65 years of age, who were referred by their primary care physician for diagnostic upper endoscopy and had peptic ulcer and Helicobacter pylori infection. Helicobacter pylori eradication ulcer healing, and side effects.
ACCESSION #
19515977

 

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