Inverse background of Helicobacter pylori antibody and pepsinogen in reflux oesophagitis compared with gastric cancer: analysis of 5732 Japanese subjects.


BACKGROUND The relationship between Helicobacter pylori and reflux oesophagitis remains controversial. AIMS To evaluate the relationship between H pylori and reflux oesophagitis in a large number of Japanese subjects. SUBJECTS A total of 5732 consecutive Japanese subjects during a health screening were enrolled. METHODS Gastrointestinal endoscopy was… (More)


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