Chapter 5. Ulcer Disease and Helicobacter Pylori

  1. John WD McDonald1,
  2. Andrew K Burroughs2 and
  3. Brian G Feagan3
  1. Naoki Chiba

Published Online: 25 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987025.ch5

Evidence-based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Second Edition

Evidence-based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Chiba, N. (2004) Ulcer Disease and Helicobacter Pylori, in Evidence-based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Second Edition (eds J. W. McDonald, A. K. Burroughs and B. G. Feagan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470987025.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, Gastroenterology Service, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    Consultant Physician/Hepatologist, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK

  3. 3

    Professor of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, Gastroenterology Service, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 10 NOV 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917515

Online ISBN: 9780470987025

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Keywords:

  • ulcer disease;
  • helicobacter pylori;
  • duodenal ulcer;
  • gastric ulcer;
  • acid suppressive therapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What is the evidence for the role of H. pylori in peptic ulcer disease?

  • Association of H. pylori with ulcer disease (strength, consistency and specificity)

  • Temporal relationship

  • Biological gradient

  • Biological plausibility

  • Effects of interventions: outcomes following H. pylori eradication

  • Treatment of duodenal ulcer

  • Treatment of gastric ulcer

  • H. pylori eradication therapy

  • Summary