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By C. O’Morain, M. Buckley (auth.), Professor G. Gasbarrini, Dr. S. Pretolani (eds.)

A century in the past the Italian pathologist Bizzozero defined the relationships among spiral micro organism and the mammalian gastro­ intestinal tract. for the reason that 1982, whilst Helicobacter pylori was once came upon, gastroduodenal sickness were thoroughly revised as a con­ series of the result of uncomplicated and scientific learn during this box. development in figuring out the pathogenesis of this bacterium has been made by way of learning H. pylori an infection in animal types. extra particular diagnostic instruments were constructed utilizing new molecular biology recommendations. destiny tendencies are directed in the direction of getting ready a selected H. pylori vaccine. a brand new category for gastritis, the Sydney process, together with H. pylori gastritis, used to be proposed in 1990. As issues the medical method of peptic ulcer illness within the 1990's, the vast majority of authors agree at the value of H. pylori eradication. additionally, contemporary medical reviews recommend that H. pylori an infection might be linked to different gastroduodenal illnesses, equivalent to non ulcer dyspepsia and gastric melanoma. Multicenter trials to standardize serological tools and evaluation the efficacy of latest antimicrobial treatment schedules are deliberate all through assorted eu international locations. The fourth Workshop of the ecu Helicobacter Pylori research team used to be held in Bologna, Italy, in November 1991. years prior to Bologna collage celebrated its 9th centennial, giving proof of being the oldest college within the sleek international. hence the H. pylori tale that has persevered for greater than a century has been mentioned once more on the collage with the oldest culture within the world.

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1. Set-up of the study at 12 weeks they also had an endoscopy at 26 weeks. At each endoscopy biopsies were obtained for CLO and Jatrox urease tests, culture, and histology. Results The success at eradicating Helicobacter pylori was not impressive in this study. In the De-Nol/metronidazol group 11 patients were Helicobacter negative at 12 weeks (37%) and 9 patients (28%) at 26 weeks. The corresponding numbers were 2 and 1 in the De-Nol and placebo groups, or 6% and 3%. 05). Patients in both groups had good symptomatic response, 90% and 67% in the De-Nol/metronidazol group and 75% and 59% in the De-Nol/placebo group.

S. $ 400 per year), and if ulcer symptoms are severe, surgery remains the only hope there. Furthermore, the immense psychological advantage for the patient following a successful operation should not be neglected. The psychological advantage means freedom from disease, pills, physicians, endoscopy, hospitals, and the need for compliance. Many patients do not want to change life-style, go to bed early, avoid stress, take pills regularly, and do what wives, mothers, or physicians tell them to do.

These treatment modalities should not compete with one another but should harmonize and complement one other. References I. Alexander-Williams J (1991) A requiem for vagotomy. BMJ 302: 547-548 2. Amdrup E, Andersen 0, Hostrup H (1978) The Aarhus County Vagotomy Trial. I. An interim report on primary results and incidences of sequelae following parietal cell vagotomy and selective gastric vagotomy in 748 patients. World J Surg 2: 85-90 3. Bittner R, Meves M, Bittner L, Beger HG (1983) Das peptische Ulcus.

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