Peptic ulcers


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Peptic ulcers

Wounds in the stomach and duodenum caused by stomach acid and the bacterium Helicobacter pylori.
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The analysts forecast the Global Peptic Ulcer Drugs market to grow at a CAGR of 2.
This retrospective review of endoscopic and folder data from 1 January 2004 to 31 December 2009 at a single tertiary hospital included 227 patients undergoing emergency endoscopic therapy for non-variceal peptic ulcer bleeding.
pylori is important for the healing of aspirin-related peptic ulcers," he said.
In addition, alcohol problems in the family and fear of some member of the family were also more common among peptic ulcer patients than among other respondents.
Many mtDNA sequence variants were identified in the peptic ulcer tissues and corresponding blood cells.
Most cases are much less worrying - sometimes people do not even know they have a peptic ulcer.
Of the side effects occurring in temporal association with the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), peptic ulcer disease is reported most often.
Surgery to treat peptic ulcers or to remove tumors in the pancreas or duodenum are other treatment options.
Barry Marshall, the maverick Australian doctor who, during the early 1980s, swallowed a large dose of what he believed were ulcer-causing bacteria and eventually developed stomach inflammation, we now know that the bacterium Helicobacter pylori is responsible for most peptic ulcers.
For instance, this belief system holds that people born in a "fire" year -- which has 6 or 7 as the final digit -- fare worse than others when they develop heart conditions; birth in an "earth" year -- ending in 8 or 9 -- does not bode well for individuals with diabetes, peptic ulcers, or cancerous growths; and those born in "metal" years -- ending in 0 or 1 -- deal especially poorly with bronchitis, emphysema, or asthma.
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