[Genetic markers for stomach ulcer. A study of 3,387 men aged 54-74 years from The Copenhagen Male Study].

@article{Hein1998GeneticMF,
  title={[Genetic markers for stomach ulcer. A study of 3,387 men aged 54-74 years from The Copenhagen Male Study].},
  author={H O Hein and Poul Suadicani and Finn Gyntelberg},
  journal={Ugeskrift for laeger},
  year={1998},
  volume={160 35},
  pages={
          5045-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Knowledge on the genetic risk of peptic ulcer has predominantly been based on hospital materials. To minimize selection bias, we tested the association between some genetic markers and the risk of peptic ulcer in a large-scale epidemiologic design. MATERIAL AND METHODS Some 3,387 white men aged 54-74 years were investigated and reported their history of peptic ulcer. Information about hospitalization and operation was collected from registers. RESULTS The lifetime prevalence of… CONTINUE READING