Healing rate of EMR-induced ulcer in relation to the duration of treatment with omeprazole.

@article{Lee2004HealingRO,
  title={Healing rate of EMR-induced ulcer in relation to the duration of treatment with omeprazole.},
  author={Sun Young Lee and Jae J Kim and Jun Haeng Lee and Youngho Kim and Poong-Lyul Rhee and Seung Woon Paik and Jong Chul Rhee},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2004},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={213-7}
}
BACKGROUND Although EMR-induced ulcers heal faster and recur less often than noniatrogenic gastric ulcers, there is no consensus regarding the duration of therapy for these ulcers. This study prospectively evaluated healing of EMR-induced ulcers according to the duration of omeprazole therapy. METHODS A total of 69 patients were randomly assigned, after EMR, to treatment with omeprazole (20 mg per day) for 7 days (1-week group) or with omeprazole (20 mg per day) for 28 days (4-week group… CONTINUE READING