Can a short course of prophylactic low-dose proton pump inhibitor therapy prevent stomal ulceration after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass?

@article{DHondt2010CanAS,
  title={Can a short course of prophylactic low-dose proton pump inhibitor therapy prevent stomal ulceration after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass?},
  author={Mathieu D'Hondt and H Pottel and Dirk Devriendt and F H E C Van Rooy and Franky P Vansteenkiste},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={595-9}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this retrospective analysis was to determine if a short course of prophylactic proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy can prevent stomal ulceration after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP). METHODS Four hundred forty-nine consecutive patients who underwent LRYGBP and had a minimum of 6 months follow-up were included. Patients were categorized in two groups: patients with Helicobacter pylori at preoperative endoscopy (HP group) and patients without H. pylori… CONTINUE READING