Complicated and Uncomplicated Peptic Ulcers in a Danish County 1993–2002: A Population-Based Cohort Study

@article{Lassen2006ComplicatedAU,
  title={Complicated and Uncomplicated Peptic Ulcers in a Danish County 1993–2002: A Population-Based Cohort Study},
  author={Annmarie Lassen and Jesper Hallas and Ove BSchaffalitzky de Muckadell},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2006},
  volume={101},
  pages={945-953}
}
Peptic ulcer epidemiology changes as the proportion of Helicobacter pylori infected people decreases, use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) increases, and the proportion of elderly persons increases.OBJECTIVES:To describe incidence and prognosis of uncomplicated and complicated peptic ulcer patients in Funen County 1993–2002.METHODS:Data on endoscopies, gastric and duodenal operations, and related peptic ulcer diagnoses were extracted from four population-based databases covering… CONTINUE READING

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