Review article: the effect of Helicobacter pylori infection on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-induced upper gastrointestinal tract injury.

  • Loren A. Laine
  • Published 2002 in Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics

Abstract

Helicobacter pylori and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are the two major causes of peptic ulcers. This article reviews the interaction of H. pylori and NSAIDs on the development of gastric mucosal histological changes, endoscopically confirmed ulcers, and ulcer complications, and assesses whether underlying H. pylori infection potentiates (or… (More)

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