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Appendicectomy, childhood hygiene, Helicobacter pylori status, and risk of inflammatory bowel disease: a case control study
Aims—To examine the relation between inflammatory bowel disease and appendicectomy, childhood domestic hygiene, andHelicobacter pylori infection. Methods—Case control study involving 213 patientsExpand
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Diagnostic accuracy of coeliac serological tests: a prospective study
Objective The best way to test serologically for coeliac disease (CD) remains controversial, with endomysial (EMA), transglutaminase (TTG), and gliadin antibodies (AGA) being assessed in variousExpand
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Systematic review: the liver in coeliac disease
Background : For over a decade isolated reports have noted liver histology and biochemistry changes in patients with coeliac disease. The prevalence and response to treatment is clinically important.
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Clinical trial: a randomized trial of early endoscopy, Helicobacter pylori testing and empirical therapy for the management of dyspepsia in primary care
Background  Early endoscopy, Helicobacter pylori eradication and empirical acid suppression are commonly used dyspepsia management strategies in primary care but have not been directly compared in aExpand
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Varying efficacy of Helicobacter pylori eradication regimens: cost effectiveness study using a decision analysis model
Abstract Objective: To determine how small differences in the efficacy and cost of two antibiotic regimens to eradicate Helicobacter pylori can affect the overall cost effectiveness of H pyloriExpand
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The Great Fairy Tale Tradition: From Straparola and Basile to the Brothers Grimm (review)
chia della fiaba, è ricordata come divoratrice di bambini” (“the goddess who emerges from the depths of the earth and, relegated to a tower like the old woman in the fairy tale, is remembered as anExpand
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Ranitidine bismuth citrate with clarithromycin for the treatment of duodenal ulcer
Background/Aims —To investigate the effect of the new Helicobacter pylori eradication regimen, ranitidine bismuth citrate (RBC) and clarithromycin (CLAR) dual therapy, on duodenal ulcer healing andExpand
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Testing for Helicobacter pylori infection: validation and diagnostic yield of a near patient test in primary care
Abstract Objective: To evaluate the performance of a near patient test for Helicobacter pylori infection in primary care. Design: Validation study performed within a randomised trial of fourExpand
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Prescriptions for antiulcer drugs in Australia: volume, trends, and costs
H2 receptor antagonists and proton pump inhibitors have markedly changed the management of peptic ulcer and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease; they have also changed the profile of national drugExpand
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The possible causes of the pandemic of peptic ulcer in the late 19th and early 20th century
Helicobacter pylori is established as a cause of peptic ulcer (PU). Less well recognised is that an epidemic of PU began around the middle of the 19th century, reached a peak at the turn of theExpand
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