Prevalence of Chronic Gastritis or Helicobacter pylori Infection in Adolescent Sleeve Gastrectomy Patients Does Not Correlate with Symptoms or Surgical Outcomes.

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BACKGROUND In adults undergoing gastric bypass surgery, it is routine practice to perform pre-operative testing for Helicobacter pylori infection. Evidence suggests that infection impairs anastomotic healing and contributes to complications. There currently are no data for adolescents undergoing bariatric procedures. Despite few patients with pre-operative… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/sur.2014.153

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@article{Franklin2015PrevalenceOC, title={Prevalence of Chronic Gastritis or Helicobacter pylori Infection in Adolescent Sleeve Gastrectomy Patients Does Not Correlate with Symptoms or Surgical Outcomes.}, author={Ashanti L. Franklin and Emily S. Koeck and Miller Carlton Hamrick and Faisal Qureshi and Evan P. Nadler}, journal={Surgical infections}, year={2015}, volume={16 4}, pages={401-4} }