Gastric acid secretion of normal Japanese subjects in relation to Helicobacter pylori infection, aging, and gender.

@article{Iijima2004GastricAS,
  title={Gastric acid secretion of normal Japanese subjects in relation to Helicobacter pylori infection, aging, and gender.},
  author={Katsunori Iijima and Shuichi Ohara and Tomoyuki Koike and Hitoshi Sekine and Tooru Shimosegawa},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2004},
  volume={39 8},
  pages={709-16}
}
BACKGROUND In Japan, where the incidence of gastric cancer is high, Helicobacter pylori infection could affect gastric acid secretion differently from that in Western countries. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between H. pylori infection, acid secretion, aging, and gender in normal Japanese subjects. METHODS The study comprised 193 Japanese subjects who had undergone routine endoscopy. Gastrin-stimulated acid output was performed during the routine endoscopic… CONTINUE READING

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