Rescue therapy using a rifabutin-based regimen is effective for cure of Helicobacter pylori infection.

OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of rescue therapy using rifabutin, amoxicillin and a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) in the eradication of Helicobacter pylori in patients who have failed at least one course of PPI-based triple therapy. METHODS The present study was a single-centre case series of 16 consecutive patients who had received at least one course… CONTINUE READING