The clinical usefulness of serum pepsinogens, specific IgG anti-HP antibodies and gastrin for monitoring Helicobacter pylori treatment in older people.

@article{Pilotto1996TheCU,
  title={The clinical usefulness of serum pepsinogens, specific IgG anti-HP antibodies and gastrin for monitoring Helicobacter pylori treatment in older people.},
  author={Alberto Pilotto and Marilisa Franceschi and Gioacchino Leandro and F. Dimario and Giuliano Soffiati and Mariuccia Scagnelli and Loredana Bozzola and Renato Fabrello and Gianni Valerio},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1996},
  volume={44 6},
  pages={
          665-70
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical usefulness of Pepsinogen A (PGA) and C (PGC), PGA/PGC ratio, gastrin, and specific IgG anti-HP antibodies (anti-HP Ab) in monitoring the effect of cure for Helicobacter pylori (HP) infection in older people. DESIGN We studied the changes in serum parameters (PGA, PGC, PGA/PGC ratio, gastrin and anti-HP Ab) in older patients before and 2 months after stopping therapy for the cure of HP infection. PATIENTS Eighty-eight older patients (M = 43, F = 45, mean… CONTINUE READING
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