A BALANCING VIEW: Endoscopy in Dyspepsia: A Tale of Two Cities

Vakil, Nimish
March 2007
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar2007, Vol. 102 Issue 3, p476
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the limitations of all available diagnostic strategies for dyspepsia, with specific reference to a research article in this issue which debates the role of endoscopy before the treatment of Helicobater pylori infection in patients with dyspepsia. It is informed that according to current guidelines provided by of the U.S., endoscopy should be performed if the patient fails to respond to H. pylori eradication and an empirical trial of acid suppression.


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