[Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori, correlations between alcohol consumption and gastroduodenal damage].


We studied the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori (HP) infection, and that of upper gastro-intestinal tract lesions in chronic alcoholics. 73 chronic alcoholic, 74 duodenal ulcer and 40 non-ulcer dyspepsia patients were included. The prevalence and severity of HP infection and gastritis, profile of endoscopic lesions and the correlation between severity of… (More)