Helicobacter pylori Infection in European children with gastro-duodenal ulcers and erosions.

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

Peer reviewed scientific article



BACKGROUND: To analyze risk factors associated with gastro-duodenal ulcers and erosions in children.METHODS: Open, prospective, multicenter, case-control study carried out in 11 European countries in patients with gastric or duodenal ulcers/erosions and 2 age-matched controls each. Possible risk factors were recorded. Logistic regression models were performed with adjustment for centers and age groups.RESULTS: Seven-hundred thirty-two patients (244 cases, 153 with erosions only and 91 with ulcers, and 488 controls) were recruited. Children receiving antimicrobials or acid suppressive drugs …

Associated health topics:

QR code

QR code for this page URL