Helicobacter pylori infection in patients undergoing gastric bypass surgery for morbid obesity.

@article{Renshaw2001HelicobacterPI,
  title={Helicobacter pylori infection in patients undergoing gastric bypass surgery for morbid obesity.},
  author={Andrew A Renshaw and J R Rabaza and Ana Maria Gonzalez and J C Verdeja},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={281-3}
}
BACKGROUND Studies suggest that the incidence of Helicobacter pylori infection in obese patients, including those undergoing gastric reduction surgery, may be increased. METHODS We examined the histologic findings at the time of surgery in a series of patients who were undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) for morbid obesity and compared these results with patients in our institution undergoing endoscopy. RESULTS Of 60 patients undergoing RYGBP, material for histologic examination was… CONTINUE READING

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