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The Canadian Registry on Nonvariceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Endoscopy (RUGBE): Endoscopic Hemostasis and Proton Pump Inhibition are Associated with Improved Outcomes in a Real-Life
OBJECTIVES:From the Canadian Registry of patients with Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Endoscopy (RUGBE), we determined clinical outcomes and explored the roles of endoscopic and pharmacologicExpand
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The Toronto Consensus for the Treatment of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Adults.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Helicobacter pylori infection is increasingly difficult to treat. The purpose of these consensus statements is to provide a review of the literature and specific, updatedExpand
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Nasogastric aspirate predicts high-risk endoscopic lesions in patients with acute upper-GI bleeding.
BACKGROUND Active upper-GI bleeding (spurting or oozing) or a visible vessel at endoscopy are high-risk lesions that predict recurrence of bleeding. The aim of this study is to determine whetherExpand
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Canadian Helicobacter Study Group Consensus Conference on the Approach to Helicobacter pylori Infection in Children and Adolescents.
Gastric infection with Helicobacter pylori is common in both children and adults, but children are considerably less susceptible to peptic ulcers and other pathological sequelae. As a result, theExpand
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cagE is a virulence factor associated with Helicobacter pylori-induced duodenal ulceration in children.
This study was undertaken to determine whether infection with Helicobacter pylori strains that contain the cagE gene was associated with duodenal ulceration in children. The presence of flaA, cagA,Expand
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Survey of access to gastroenterology in Canada: the SAGE wait times program.
BACKGROUND Assessment of current wait times for specialist health services in Canada is a key method that can assist government and health care providers to plan wisely for future health needs. TheseExpand
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Canadian Consensus Conference on the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease in adults - update 2004.
BACKGROUND Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is the most prevalent acid-related disorder in Canada and is associated with significant impairment of health-related quality of life. Since the lastExpand
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Sedation versus No Sedation in the Performance of Diagnostic Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: A Canadian Randomized Controlled Cost-Outcome Study
BACKGROUND:Sedation is not required to perform a technically adequate gastroscopy (EGDE), but does improve patient satisfaction, comfort, and willingness to repeat particularly in the elderly andExpand
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Predicting which patients can undergo upper endoscopy comfortably without conscious sedation.
BACKGROUND Eliminating conscious sedation for diagnostic endoscopy may be advantageous for patient safety and cost containment. The aim of this study was to identify and validate independentExpand
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Epidemiology of the antibiotic resistance of Helicobacter pylori in Canada.
  • C. Fallone
  • Medicine
  • Canadian journal of gastroenterology = Journal…
  • 1 November 2000
BACKGROUND The rate of Helicobacter pylori resistance to antibiotics determines the cure rate of treatment regimens containing such antibiotics. AIMS To review the literature to determine the ratesExpand
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