Adverse events with bismuth salts for Helicobacter pylori eradication: systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Ford2008AdverseEW,
  title={Adverse events with bismuth salts for Helicobacter pylori eradication: systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Alexander Charles Ford and P Malfertheiner and Monique Gigu{\'e}re and Jos{\'e} Santana and Mostafizur Rahman Khan and Paul Moayyedi},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 48},
  pages={
          7361-70
        }
}
AIM To assess the safety of bismuth used in Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) eradication therapy regimens. METHODS We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis. MEDLINE and EMBASE were searched (up to October 2007) to identify randomised controlled trials comparing bismuth with placebo or no treatment, or bismuth salts in combination with antibiotics as part of eradication therapy with the same dose and duration of antibiotics alone or, in combination, with acid suppression. Total numbers… CONTINUE READING

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