Influence of chronic Helicobacter pylori infection on ischemic cerebral stroke risk factors.

@article{Majka2002InfluenceOC,
  title={Influence of chronic Helicobacter pylori infection on ischemic cerebral stroke risk factors.},
  author={Jolanta Majka and Teresa M Rog and Peter Christopher Konturek and Stanisław Jan Konturek and Władysław Bielański and Marek Kowalsky and Andrzej Szczudlik},
  journal={Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research},
  year={2002},
  volume={8 10},
  pages={CR675-84}
}
BACKGROUND Infection by Helicobacter pylori (Hp) has been linked to extradigestive pathologies including ischemic cerebral disease. The aim of our study was to assess the relationship between chronic Hp infection and ischemic stroke risk factors. MATERIAL/METHODS 80 patients (pts) aged 60-75 years with ischemic stroke confirmed by CT scans (group I) and 80 age- and gender-matched healthy controls (group II) were included into trial. Atherosclerotic plaques from 20 Hp positive pts were… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 12 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…