Time, change and peptic ulcer disease in Rotherham, UK.

  title={Time, change and peptic ulcer disease in Rotherham, UK.},
  author={Karna D. Bardhan and Christine Royston},
  journal={Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver},
  volume={40 7},
BACKGROUND AND AIM We have documented the changing pattern of peptic ulcer disease in our centre in the last quarter of the 20th century and speculate on the reasons thereof. PATIENTS AND METHODS The profile of peptic ulcer disease patients presenting newly to our centre (population 250,000) from 1977 to 2001 was examined. All patients were prospectively followed and detailed records kept. Results are presented in 5-year periods. RESULTS Seven thousand five hundred and ninety new peptic… CONTINUE READING

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