Different risk factors influence peptic ulcer disease development in a Brazilian population.


AIM To investigate age, sex, histopathology and Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) status, as risk factors for gastroduodenal disease outcome in Brazilian dyspeptic patients. METHODS From all 1466 consecutive dyspeptic patients submitted to upper gastroscopy at Hospital das Clinicas of Marilia, antral biopsy specimens were obtained and subjected to… (More)
DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i38.5404


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