Gastric acid secretion in chronic renal failure.

  title={Gastric acid secretion in chronic renal failure.},
  author={Alan G. Johnson},
  journal={British medical journal},
  volume={4 5836},
Contrary to the small amount of published evidence, but in accordance with clinical impression, we have found an increased incidence of peptic ulceration in people with chronic renal failure. Hyperacidic secretion in response to a standard pentagastrin test occurs in patients established on long-term dialysis treatment. The traditional liability of… CONTINUE READING