Usefulness of non-invasive tests for diagnosing Helicobacter pylori infection in patients undergoing dialysis for chronic renal failure.

@article{Lpez2004UsefulnessON,
  title={Usefulness of non-invasive tests for diagnosing Helicobacter pylori infection in patients undergoing dialysis for chronic renal failure.},
  author={Tha{\"i}s L{\'o}pez and Mariela V. Quesada and Jaume Almirall and Isabel Sanfeli{\'u} and Ferr{\'a}n Segura and Xavier Calvet},
  journal={Helicobacter},
  year={2004},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={674-80}
}
BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori infection in chronic renal failure patients has been linked to peptic ulcer and gastric neoplasia after kidney transplantation. It may also contribute to the accelerated arteriosclerosis that is usual in this population. Few data are available on the usefulness of noninvasive diagnostic tests for H. pylori infection in dialyzed patients, especially regarding the new fecal antigen detection tests. The objective of this study was to determine the efficacy of a… CONTINUE READING

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