Recurrent ulcer

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marginal ulcer

A term of art for ulcers that develop at the margins of a gastrojejunostomy, primarily on the jejunal side. Most marginal ulcers respond to medical therapy, but complicated or complex lesions require further intervention.

Surgical management
• Omental (Graham) patch repair;
• Revision of gastrojejunostomy;
• Irrigation and drainage;
• Any prior procedure with truncal vagotomy;
• Oesophagojejunostomy; and
• Reversal.

Recurrent ulcer

Stomach ulcers that return after apparently complete healing. These ulcers appear to be caused by helicobacter pylori infections and can generally be successfully treated with a combination of antibiotics and gastric acid reducing compounds, particularly the proton pump inhibitors.
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Celecoxib versus diclofenac and omeprazole in reducing the risk of recurrent ulcer bleeding in patients with arthritis.
Research has shown that a significant number of patients with atherosclerosis who have a history of peptic ulcer will develop recurrent ulcers during treatment with clopidogrel.
Combination of a cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitor for prevention of recurrent ulcer bleeding in patients at very high risk: a randomised double-blind trial.
This recommendation has been controversial, but current evidence suggests this strategy reduces the risk of recurrent ulcer bleeding.
At the end of the study period, the probability of recurrent ulcer bleeding was similar between groups, about 5%.
of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and his associates reported that recurrent ulcer bleeding occurred at a significantly higher rate in 161 patients who received clopidogrel (Plavix) plus a placebo than in 159 patients who received aspirin plus esomeprazole (Nexium) during a median follow-up of 12 months (8.
pylori eradication is associated with a low rate of recurrent ulcer hemorrhage and suggest that H.
Neither celecoxib nor diclofenac plus omeprazole completely protects against recurrent ulcer complications in high-risk arthritis patients, reported Dr.
A combination of endoscopic and medical therapy is best for preventing recurrent ulcer hemorrhages in patients with nonbleeding, adherent clots, said Dr.
Terms used for these noninfected canine ulcers have included indolent ulcers, canine recurrent ulcers, refractory ulcers, persistent corneal erosions, boxer ulcers, and spontaneous chronic corneal epithelial defects (SCCEDs).

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