Ranjith SK Peiris

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BACKGROUND Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is being increasingly diagnosed in Asia. However there are few epidemiological data from the region. METHODS To determine prevalence and clinical characteristics of IBD, a hospital-based survey was performed in the Colombo and Gampaha districts (combined population 4.5 million) in Sri Lanka. Patients with(More)
INTRODUCTION Resistance of Helicobacter pylori to antibiotics may be particularly high in parts of the tropics. Infection may prove difficult to eradicate in such situations, and there is some evidence of benefit in increasing the duration of treatment (triple therapy) from 1 week to 2 or 3 weeks. AIM To assess the efficacy and tolerability of 1 week(More)
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