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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Osawende told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Benin that peptic ulcer is a sore that develops on the lining of the oesophagus, stomach or small intestine,' which could be prevented through early treatment.
Although the frequency of bleeding due to peptic ulcer has decreased in recent years, it can still be associated with a mortality rate of 2%-10% (1,2).
Professor Borody is most famous for discovering the triple antibiotic therapy for peptic ulcers in 1985, after Nobel Prize recipients Barry Marshall and Robin Warren discovered infection as the cause.
Peptic ulcer disease (PUD), which may be complicated by severe hemorrhage or perforation, is a rare cause of life-threatening abdominal pain in children.
A peptic ulcer is an open sore in the upper digestive tract.
Peptic ulcer disease affects about 6 million Americans each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Complicated and uncomplicated peptic ulcers in a Danish county 1993-2002: a population-based cohort study.
Predictive factors of rebleeding and mortality following endoscopic hemostasis in bleeding peptic ulcers. Hepatogastroenterology 2012;60:112-7, http://dx.doi.org/10.5754/hgell838
The Forrest classification is most widely used to classify the endoscopic appearance of bleeding peptic ulcers. It is used to predict the risk of re-bleeding and mortality and is known to have a stronger association with gastric ulcers compared with duodenal ulcers.
Peptic ulcers were found to be more common in males (53.04%) than females (15%).
A Duodenal ulcers, a subset of peptic ulcers, occur on the inside of the upper portion of your small intestine (duodenum).
Peptic ulcers are open sores that develop on the inside lining of the stomach and the upper portion of the small intestine.