[The incidence of stress ulcers and the effectiveness of preventive alkalization treatment in patients scheduled for major vascular surgery. Prospective study].

BACKGROUND A prospective double blind study has been carried out in order to evaluate the current incidence of stress ulceration and the efficacy of acid-reducing prophylaxis, in patients scheduled for major vascular surgery, without a documented history of ulcer disease or previous upper GI-tract surgery. METHODS Seventy patients have been randomly… (More)