[Serum pepsinogen I and duodenal ulcer disease].

  title={[Serum pepsinogen I and duodenal ulcer disease].},
  author={J J Kolster},
  volume={44 2},
Duodenal ulcer is a common disease. It has always been said that it results from an imbalance between aggressive forces (HC1 and pepsin) and defensive forces that act on the mucosa. More attention has traditionally been paid to acid and relative less interest to pepsin. Two types of pepsinogen have been recognized as precursors of peptic activity in the… CONTINUE READING