Helicobacter pylori as a potential target for the treatment of central serous chorioretinopathy

@inproceedings{Casella2012HelicobacterPA,
  title={Helicobacter pylori as a potential target for the treatment of central serous chorioretinopathy},
  author={Ant{\^o}nio Marcelo Barbante Casella and Rodrigo Fabri Berbel and Gl{\'a}ucio Luciano Bressanim and Marcus Rudolph Malaguido and Jos{\'e} Augusto Cardillo},
  booktitle={Clinics},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to evaluate the relationship between the treatment of Helicobacter pylori gastric infection and changes in best-corrected visual acuity and macular detachment in patients with chronic central serous chorioretinopathy. METHODS Seventeen patients diagnosed with central serous chorioretinopathy were examined for gastric infection with Helicobacter pylori using the urease test and gastric biopsy. Helicobacter pylory-positive patients were treated with… CONTINUE READING