HELICOBACTER PYLORI SEROLOGY IN AN URBAN MULTIETHNIC POPULATION: TEST AND TREAT OR GUESS AND TREAT?
- Dyspepsia and peptic ulcers. Jamil, Khaleel; Forgacs, Ian // Update;Aug2007, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p13
The article focuses on the stomach disorders of dyspepsia and peptic ulcers. Dyspepsia refers to chronic or recurrent pain or discomfort centred in the upper abdomen. It mentions about referral guidelines for endoscopy and treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection. Serology is, at best, a...
- Comparative Study on Cost and Effects of Non Invasive Helicobacter Pylori Diagnostic Tests. Kazemi, Shadi; Daghaghzadeh, Hamed; Kazemi, Yalda; Habibzadeh, Mohammadreza; Moinzadeh, Firoozeh; Davari, Majid; Tavakkoli, Hamid; Hassan Emami, Mohammad // Journal of Isfahan Medical School;11/14/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 154, p1
Background: Helicobacter pylori is the most common microorganism which colonizes in gastrointestinal system. There are different methods for diagnosis of infection such as rapid stool antigen, urea breath and serology tests. The purpose of this study was comparing the cost and effectiveness of...
- Treatment of Uninvestigated Dyspepsia With Cisapride for Patients With Negative Helicobacter pylori Serologies. Kearney, David J.; Avins, Andrew L.; McQuaid, Kenneth R. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2000, Vol. 95 Issue 9, p2212
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to compare symptoms for patients with uninvestigated dyspepsia and a negative Helicobacter pylori serology who were treated with cisapride or placebo, METHODS: Helicobacter pylori-seronegative patients with chronic dyspepsia were randomized...
- Influence of Helicobacter pylori infection on in vitro responsiveness of gastric fundus to agonists and to stimulation of enteric nerves in Mongolian gerbils. Takehara, Yusuke; Mizuta, Yohei; Isomoto, Hajime; Ohnita, Ken; Yoshimura, Masaya; Nakamura, Takashi; Takeshima, Fuminao; Omagari, Katsuhisa; Murase, Kunihiko; Murata, Ikuo; Taniyama, Kohtaro; Kohno, Shigeru // Journal of Gastroenterology;2002, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p589
Background. It has recently been proposed that disturbed gastric adaptive relaxation may play a role in functional dyspepsia (FD). However, the effect of Helicobacter pylori infection, which may be one of multiple factors associated with FD, on gastric relaxation is not clear. The aim of this...
- AKT answer relating to management of dyspepsia. // InnovAiT;Apr2011, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p244
The article offers information on how to manage dyspepsia which involves the use of a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) or test and treat for helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) and the prescription of a prokinetic or an H2-receptor antagonist for one month.
- Eradicting Helicobacter pylori and symptoms of non-ulcer dyspepsia. Patchett, S.; Beattie, S.; Leen, E.; Keane, C.; O'Morain, C. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/16/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6812, p1238
Examines the effects of Helicobacter pyroli eradication on non-ulcer dyspepsia symptoms in Adelaide, South Australia. Role of H. pyroli in the development of gastritis; Use of questionnaire in determining the change in symptoms scores of patients; Microbiological evidence on the presence of H....
- Is Helicobacter pylori the cause of dyspepsia? Bernersen, Bjorn; Johnsen, Roar; Bostad, Leif; Straume, Bjorn; Sommer, Ann-Inger; Burhol, Per G. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/16/92, Vol. 304 Issue 6837, p1276
Examines the association between infection with Helicobacter (H) pylori and dyspepsia in Norway. Factors causing the prevalence of the disease; Methodology of the treatment; Investigation on the occurrence of endoscopic and histological diagnoses of cultures positive with H. pylori.
- Helicobacter pylori Eradication in Patients with Non-Ulcer Dyspepsia. Xia, H.H-X.; Talley, N.J. // Drugs;Nov1999, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p785
Epidemiological and pathophysiological studies, as well as clinical trials, attempting to identify a relationship between Helicobacter pylori infection and non-ulcer dyspepsia (NUD), or a subset of NUD, have produced inconsistent and confusing results. While it is possible that H. pylori...
- Eradication of Helicobacter pylori in functional dyspepsia: Randomised double blind placebo controlled trial with 12 months' follow up. Talley, Nicholas J // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);03/27/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7187, p833
Presents information on a study which determined whether eradication of Helicobacter pylori relieves symptoms of functional dyspepsia. Study design; Methods used; Results and discussion.