Helicobacter pylori eradication and standardized 3-month omeprazole therapy in functional dyspepsia

@article{Koskenpato2001HelicobacterPE,
  title={Helicobacter pylori eradication and standardized 3-month omeprazole therapy in functional dyspepsia},
  author={Jari Koskenpato and Martti F{\"a}rkkil{\"a} and Pentti Ilmari Sipponen},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2001},
  volume={96},
  pages={2866-2872}
}
OBJECTIVES:The role of Helicobacter pylori in functional dyspepsia remains unclear. This study evaluated the long term consequences for symptoms and quality of life in patients with H. pylori–positive functional dyspepsia after H. pylori eradication therapy with a standardized 3-month omeprazole treatment.METHODS:A total of 151 H. pylori–positive patients with functional dyspepsia were randomized to receive either eradication therapy or placebo-antibiotics. The initial medication was… CONTINUE READING

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