Helicobacter pylori independent chronological change in gastric acid secretion in the Japanese.

@article{Kinoshita1997HelicobacterPI,
  title={Helicobacter pylori independent chronological change in gastric acid secretion in the Japanese.},
  author={Yumiko Kinoshita and Chiharu Kawanami and Kyouichi Kishi and Hiroya Nakata and Yutaka Seino and Toshikazu Chiba},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1997},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={452-8}
}
BACKGROUND Gastric acid secretion in Japanese subjects decreases with aging. One of the possible causative mechanisms of this attenuated acid secretion is speculated to be a Helicobacter pylori induced chronic gastritis. The infection rate of this microorganism has decreased recently in Japan. AIMS To investigate whether gastric acid secretion has altered over the past 20 years, and if so, what the influence of H pylori infection might be in the Japanese population. SUBJECTS AND METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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