Is eradication sufficient to heal gastric ulcers in patients infected with Helicobacter pylori? A randomized, controlled, prospective study.

@article{Higuchi2003IsES,
  title={Is eradication sufficient to heal gastric ulcers in patients infected with Helicobacter pylori? A randomized, controlled, prospective study.},
  author={Kazuhide Higuchi and Yasuhiro Fujiwara and K Tominaga and Toshio Watanabe and Masatsugu Shiba and Shotaro Nakamura and Nobuhide Oshitani and Takeshi Matsumoto and Tetsuo Arakawa},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={111-7}
}
BACKGROUND In Helicobacter pylori infection, the effect of short-term triple therapy with proton pump inhibitor plus two antibiotics on gastric ulcer healing is not well known. AIM To compare 1-week triple therapy with 8-week proton pump inhibitor therapy on gastric ulcer healing in infected patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS We randomly assigned 120 patients with H. pylori and gastric ulcers to proton pump inhibitor plus amoxicillin and clarithromycin for 1 week (n = 61) or proton pump… CONTINUE READING
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