Efficacy of bismuth-based triple therapy in children with abdominal pain and Helicobacter pylori gastritis.

@article{Shamaly2000EfficacyOB,
  title={Efficacy of bismuth-based triple therapy in children with abdominal pain and Helicobacter pylori gastritis.},
  author={Hussein Shamaly and Drora Berkowitz and Eric Rosenthal and Yehezkel Naveh},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2000},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={198-200}
}
BACKGROUND To evaluate the effect of a therapeutic regimen of 7 days versus 14 days on the clinical manifestations of Helicobacter pylori gastritis in children. METHODS Ninety children (age 2-19 years) who had abdominal pain and/or recurrent vomiting were determined to have H. pylori gastritis by endoscopy, histology, and a Giemsa stain positive for H. pylori. The patients were randomized to receive amoxicillin, metronidazole, and bismuth subcitrate for 7 days (group A; 45 children) or 14… CONTINUE READING