Peptic ulcer disease in south Ethiopia is strongly associated with Hebcobacter pylori

  title={Peptic ulcer disease in south Ethiopia is strongly associated with Hebcobacter pylori},
  author={Thor-Henrik and Henriksen and Arnold and Berstad},
  • Thor-Henrik, Henriksen, +1 author Berstad
  • Published 2004
Helicobacterpylori infection was detected in 93% of 174 patients with a peptic ulcer compared with 63% of 116 patients with normal findings k2 = 37.3; P CO.00 1) in a cohort of 834 consecutive patients examined by gastroscopy in Yirga Alem Hospital in south Ethiopia. Fourteen patients were given 14 days’ treatment with metronidazole 500 mg t.i.d., doxycycline 100 mg b.i.d. and bismuth subnitrate mixture 150 mg q.i.d. Of 10 patients who returned for follow-up, only 2 patients were free from H… CONTINUE READING
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