Recent Updates of Helicobacter pylori Infection: from Epidemiology Study to Guideline Issues

Laurentius A. Pramono, Ari Fahrial Syam

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Abstract

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection is still a big issue in gastroenterology field. Its relationship withgastrointestinal malignancies now is widely known and the extra-gastrointestinal manifestation of this epidemicbring new problems. Although the prevalence is decreasing in developed countries, the resistance rate of somestrains to standard therapy needs more attention and new strategies. Recent epidemiology studies revealed that H. pylori infection is a specific population disease. Many trials and meta analyses revealed new evidences and horizons in the management of this infection. This review updated and highlighted pathophysiology, clinicalaspect, and new epidemiology data on H. pylori infection which is published in the last five years.
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Indonesian Journal of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Digestive Endoscopy
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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