Reduced Prevalence of Alcoholic Gastritis in Hospitalized Individuals Who Consume Cannabis

@article{Adejumo2019ReducedPO,
  title={Reduced Prevalence of Alcoholic Gastritis in Hospitalized Individuals Who Consume Cannabis},
  author={A. Adejumo and Jingjing Li and Olalekan Akanbi and K. Adejumo and T. Bukong},
  journal={Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research},
  year={2019},
  volume={43},
  pages={270–276}
}
BACKGROUND Alcoholic gastritis, a superficial erosive disease of the stomach, is a common manifestation of risky alcohol use. In contrast, cannabis which is frequently co-used with alcohol suppresses gastric acidity and might counteract the deleterious effect of alcohol on the gastric mucosa. However, no clinical study has examined the impact of cannabis use on the development of alcoholic gastritis among risky alcohol users. METHODS We analyzed hospital discharge records of adults (age ≥ 18… Expand
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