Helicobacter pylori and gastritis in patients with peptic ulcer and non-ulcer dyspepsia: ethnic differences in Singapore.

@article{Kang1990HelicobacterPA,
  title={Helicobacter pylori and gastritis in patients with peptic ulcer and non-ulcer dyspepsia: ethnic differences in Singapore.},
  author={J Y Kang and Aileen Wee and Mahanatayya Math and Richard Guan and Howard Tay and I L Yap and I. H. Sutherland},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1990},
  volume={31 8},
  pages={850-3}
}
Peptic ulcer occurs with different frequencies in the three main racial groups in Singapore. This study aimed firstly to determine the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in peptic ulcer and non-ulcer dyspepsia patients of the different races and secondly, to assess the relation between H pylori, histological gastritis, patient diagnosis, and race. Gastric antral biopsy specimens from 1502 patients undergoing gastroduodenoscopy were studied and 892 (59%) were positive for H pylori. H pylori was… CONTINUE READING

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