Gastric and duodenal ulcer healing under placebo treatment.

  title={Gastric and duodenal ulcer healing under placebo treatment.},
  author={Ulrich Scheurer and L L Witzel and Fred Halter and Hans-Georg Keller and Robert Huber and R. Galeazzi},
  volume={72 5 Pt 1},
The healing time relation of 30 gastric and 15 duodenal ulcers was assessed by repeated endoscopic measurements of ulcer size on days 1, 21, and 42 of a 6-week period, during which a selected population of patients was being treated as outpatients on an inert placebo. Antacids in small amounts were only given in case of ulcer pain. There was evidence for a linear relationship between the absolute initial ulcer size and its reduction with the time in incompletely healed ulcers of both types… CONTINUE READING

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