Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori Infection in a Group of Morbidly Obese Saudi Patients undergoing Bariatric Surgery: A Preliminary Report

@inproceedings{AlAkwaa2010PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori Infection in a Group of Morbidly Obese Saudi Patients undergoing Bariatric Surgery: A Preliminary Report},
  author={Ahmad M Al-Akwaa},
  booktitle={Saudi journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Saudi Gastroenterology Association},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND/AIM Earlier reports from Saudi Arabia have shown high prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection. However, recent studies have documented a reduction in the infection prevalence. No prior study has assessed the prevalence in morbidly obese Saudi patients. We aimed to study the prevalence of H. pylori infection in a group morbidly obese Saudi patients referred for endoscopy prior to bariatric surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of all… CONTINUE READING

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