The Effect of Eradicating Helicobacter Pylori on the Development of Gastric Cancer in Patients with Peptic Ulcer Disease

@article{Take2005TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Eradicating Helicobacter Pylori on the Development of Gastric Cancer in Patients with Peptic Ulcer Disease},
  author={Susumu Take and Motowo Mizuno and Kuniharu Ishiki and Yasuhiro Nagahara and Tomowo Yoshida and Kenji Yokota and Keiji Oguma and Hiroyuki Okada and Yasushi Shiratori},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2005},
  volume={100},
  pages={1037-1042}
}
OBJECTIVES:Infection with Helicobacter pylori is a risk factor for the development of gastric cancer. However, it is not known whether eradication therapy can prevent the development of gastric cancer in persons in whom the cancer is not yet established. In the present study, we investigated whether the eradication of H. pylori in patients with peptic ulcer disease reduces the likelihood of their developing gastric cancer.METHODS:Prospective posteradication evaluations were conducted in 1,342… CONTINUE READING