Dyspepsia, Helicobacter pylori, and peptic ulcer in a randomly selected population in India.

@article{Katelaris1992DyspepsiaHP,
  title={Dyspepsia, Helicobacter pylori, and peptic ulcer in a randomly selected population in India.},
  author={Peter H Katelaris and G H Tippett and P Norbu and David G. Lowe and Rachel Brennan and M. Farthing},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1992},
  volume={33 11},
  pages={1462-6}
}
There seems to be a worldwide geographic variation in the prevalence of peptic ulcer disease, although there are few reliable population based studies. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of peptic ulcer disease in a community in southern India and to evaluate the relationship between dyspeptic symptoms, Helicobacter pylori infection, gastritis, and peptic ulcer disease. A sample population was selected randomly from a rural monastic settlement in southern India. Subjects were… CONTINUE READING
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