Active and inactive gastroesophageal reflux diseases related to Helicobacter pylori therapy.

@article{Nakajima2003ActiveAI,
  title={Active and inactive gastroesophageal reflux diseases related to Helicobacter pylori therapy.},
  author={Shigemi Nakajima and Takanori Hattori},
  journal={Helicobacter},
  year={2003},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={279-93}
}
We systematically reviewed the literature on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) related to Helicobacter pylori therapy, and classified the GERD according to various aspects. Preexisting GERD is active GERD before H. pylori therapy, and a substantial proportion of the GERD patients improve after successful H. pylori therapy. If the GERD does not persist or recur after cessation of acid-suppressive therapy combined with H. pylori therapy, it may have been cured (cured GERD). If it recurs, it… CONTINUE READING