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Has H. pylori Prevalence in Bleeding Peptic Ulcer Been Underestimated? A Meta-Regression
OBJECTIVES:It has been suggested that prevalence of Helicobacter pylori (Hp) in peptic ulcer bleeding (PUB) is lower than that in non-complicated ulcers. As Hp infection is elusive in PUB, weExpand
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Ten-Day Sequential Treatment for Helicobacter pylori Eradication in Clinical Practice
BACKGROUND:Cure rates of Helicobacter pylori infection with standard triple therapy are disappointingly low. A very effective, new sequential treatment schedule has recently been described. However,Expand
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Systematic review and meta-analysis: susceptibility-guided versus empirical antibiotic treatment for Helicobacter pylori infection.
BACKGROUND The cure rate of standard triple therapy for Helicobacter pylori infection is unacceptably low. Susceptibility-guided therapies (SGTs) have been proposed as an alternative to standardExpand
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III Conferencia Española de Consenso sobre la infección por Helicobacter pylori
Javier P. Gisberta,∗,1, Xavier Calvetb,1, Fernando Bermejoc, Daniel Boixedad, Felipe Borye, Luis Bujandaf, Manuel Castro-Fernandezg, Enrique Dominguez-Munozh, Juan Ignasi Elizalde i, MontserratExpand
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[III Spanish Consensus Conference on Helicobacter pylori infection].
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Accuracy of diagnostic tests for Helicobacter pylori: a reappraisal.
BACKGROUND Despite many changes, no large studies comparing the different diagnostic tests for Helicobacter pylori have been performed in the past 10 years. In this time, monoclonal stool antigenExpand
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Effects of intravenous albumin in patients with cirrhosis and episodic hepatic encephalopathy: a randomized double-blind study.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Episodic hepatic encephalopathy is frequently precipitated by factors that induce circulatory dysfunction, cause oxidative stress-mediated damage or enhance astrocyte swelling. TheExpand
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Effects of alfapump™ system on kidney and circulatory function in patients with cirrhosis and refractory ascites
The alfapump system has been proposed as a new treatment for the management of refractory ascites. The system removes ascites from the peritoneal cavity to urinary bladder, producing a continuousExpand
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Real-Time PCR Improves Helicobacter pylori Detection in Patients with Peptic Ulcer Bleeding
Background and Aims Histological and rapid urease tests to detect H. pylori in biopsy specimens obtained during peptic ulcer bleeding episodes (PUB) often produce false-negative results. We aimed toExpand
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Comparative accuracy of 3 monoclonal stool tests for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection among patients with dyspepsia.
BACKGROUND Well-devised studies comparing new but different monoclonal fecal tests for diagnosing Helicobacter pylori infection are scarce. The objective of this study was to compare the diagnosticExpand
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