The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in obese subjects.

  title={The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in obese subjects.},
  author={Erol Arslan and Halil Atilgan and Irfan Yavaşoğlu},
  journal={European journal of internal medicine},
  volume={20 7},
BACKGROUND Obesity and Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) are important because of the problems they lead and their frequency of occurrence. In this study, we aimed to find out the prevalence of H. pylori infection and the relationship between obesity and H. pylori in obese and normal weight subjects. METHODS A total of 214 subjects were (103 obese (71 male, 32 female), and 111 control (60 male, 51 female)) admitted to the study. Body mass indices (BMI) of all subjects were calculated and… CONTINUE READING

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