Helicobacter pylori-positive versus Helicobacter pylori-negative idiopathic peptic ulcers in children with their long-term outcomes.

@article{Tam2009HelicobacterPV,
  title={Helicobacter pylori-positive versus Helicobacter pylori-negative idiopathic peptic ulcers in children with their long-term outcomes.},
  author={Yuk Him Peter Tam and Kim Hung Lee and Ka Fai To and Kin Wai Chan and Sing Tak Gloria Cheung},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={299-305}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study is to investigate the differences in the characteristics between Helicobacter pylori-positive and H pylori-negative primary ulcers in Chinese children. PATIENTS AND METHODS We conducted a retrospective review of children with primary peptic ulcers. Demographic data, clinical presentations, endoscopic features, histological findings, H pylori prevalence, and ulcer recurrences were studied. RESULTS Forty-three Chinese children with primary peptic ulcers were… CONTINUE READING