Definition for idiopathic gastric acid hypersecretion

  title={Definition for idiopathic gastric acid hypersecretion},
  author={Dr. Martin J. Collen and Michael J. Sheridan ScD},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and other gastric acid hypersecretory states in which a specific etiology is identified are defined as a basal acid output of greater than 15.0 meq/hr. To determine the level of basal acid output that defines idiopathic gastric hypersecretion, basal acid outputs were investigated in normal subjects and patients with duodenal… CONTINUE READING