Is Helicobacter pylori eradication associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease?

  title={Is Helicobacter pylori eradication associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease?},
  author={Carlo A. Fallone and Alan N Barkun and Gad Friedman and Serge Mayrand and Vivian Loo and Robin Nicholas Beech and Linda Best and Lawrence Joseph},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
OBJECTIVES:A recent report has suggested an association between Helicobacter pylori eradication and the development of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). We therefore assessed the incidence of GERD among comparable patients having undergone successful versus failed H. pylori eradication in a controlled trial. We also compared the H. pylori strains in the subjects that developed GERD to those that did not.METHODS:Patients with a history of proven duodenal ulcer and H. pylori infection were… CONTINUE READING
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