Helicobacter pylori in Thai patients with cholangiocarcinoma and its association with biliary inflammation and proliferation.

@article{Boonyanugomol2012HelicobacterPI,
  title={Helicobacter pylori in Thai patients with cholangiocarcinoma and its association with biliary inflammation and proliferation.},
  author={Wongwarut Boonyanugomol and Chariya Chomvarin and Banchob Sripa and Vajarabhongsa Bhudhisawasdi and Narong Khuntikeo and Chariya Hahnvajanawong and Amporn Chamsuwan},
  journal={HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={177-84}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate whether Helicobacter spp. infection and the cagA of H. pylori are associated with hepatobiliary pathology, specifically biliary inflammation, cell proliferation and cholangiocarcinoma (CCA). METHODS Helicobacter species including H. pylori, H. bilis and H. hepaticus were detected in the specimens using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Biliary inflammation of the liver and gallbladders was semi-quantitatively graded on hematoxylin and eosin (H&E)-stained slides… CONTINUE READING

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