Nonulcer dyspepsia in a Dutch working population and Helicobacter pylori. Ulcer history as an explanation of an apparent association.

@article{Schlemper1995NonulcerDI,
  title={Nonulcer dyspepsia in a Dutch working population and Helicobacter pylori. Ulcer history as an explanation of an apparent association.},
  author={Ronald J. Schlemper and Sjoerd DJ van der Werf and Jan P. Vandenbroucke and Izak Biemond and Cornelis B. H. W. Lamers},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={155 1},
  pages={82-7}
}
BACKGROUND There is considerable debate about whether Helicobacter pylori infection is important in causing nonulcer dyspepsia. Many studies assessing this relationship have been performed in selected patient populations and included patients with a history of peptic ulcer. General population-based data with attention to ulcer history are needed to clarify this relationship. METHODS A questionnaire on ulcer history and dyspeptic symptoms during the preceding 3-month period was obtained from… CONTINUE READING

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