Association of Helicobacter pylori infection with cardiac syndrome X.

@article{Eskandarian2006AssociationOH,
  title={Association of Helicobacter pylori infection with cardiac syndrome X.},
  author={Rahime Eskandarian and Mouhamad Malek and Seyed Hamed Mousavi and Mehdi Babaei},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 8},
  pages={704-6}
}
INTRODUCTION Cardiac syndrome X (CSX) includes chest pain, positive exercise stress test and/or radionuclide test for ischaemia and normal coronary angiography. There is no obvious aetiology for this syndrome. Some mechanisms such as endothelial dysfunction and oestrogen deficiency have been invoked. In this study, we surveyed the association of Helicobacter pylori (HP) infection with cardiac syndrome X. METHODS HP infection was detected by urea breath test (UBT) in patients with cardiac… CONTINUE READING
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