test of healing
test of healingGI disease A therapeutic trial of H2-blockers–eg, cimetidine, ranitidine, which are used in Pts with a gastric ulcer, in whom a ↓ in ulcer pain is equated with therapeutic success; non-resolution of Sx after 3-6 wks of H2-blockers mandates endoscopy and endoscopic biopsy as gastric CA must be excluded. See H2-blockers.
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