Safety and efficacy of one-week triple therapy for eradicating Helicobacter pylori in children.

@article{Kato1998SafetyAE,
  title={Safety and efficacy of one-week triple therapy for eradicating Helicobacter pylori in children.},
  author={Shinzo Kato and H Ritsuno and Kei Ohnuma and Kazuie Iinuma and Toshiro Sugiyama and Masahiro Asaka},
  journal={Helicobacter},
  year={1998},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={278-82}
}
BACKGROUND Proton pump inhibitor-based eradication therapy of Helicobacter pylori has been widely studied in adults, but there have been only a few reports about this therapy in children. The purpose of this study was to investigate the safety and efficacy of 1-week triple therapy for eradication of H. pylori and ulcer healing in children. PATIENTS AND METHODS We prospectively studied 15 patients aged 2-17 years (5 with gastric ulcers, 8 with duodenal ulcers, and 2 with nodular gastritis… CONTINUE READING