Does Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy for peptic ulcer prevent gastric cancer?

@article{Mabe2009DoesHP,
  title={Does Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy for peptic ulcer prevent gastric cancer?},
  author={Katsuhiro Mabe and Mikako Takahashi and Haruhumi Oizumi and Hideaki Tsukuma and Akiko K Shibata and Kazutoshi Fukase and Toru Matsuda and Hiroaki Takeda and Sumio Kawata},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 34},
  pages={4290-7}
}
AIM To investigate the effects of Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) eradication therapy for treatment of peptic ulcer on the incidence of gastric cancer. METHODS A multicenter prospective cohort study was conducted between November 2000 and December 2007 in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan. The study included patients with H pylori-positive peptic ulcer who decided themselves whether to receive H pylori eradication (eradication group) or conventional antacid therapy (non-eradication group). Incidence… CONTINUE READING

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