peptic ulcer

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Synonyms for peptic ulcer

an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining of the alimentary tract

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A peptic ulcer is an open lesion that develops on the mucosal lining of the stomach and small intestine because of the caustic effect of the gastric acids and enzymes in these organs.
Particularly from a surgical point of view, patients with gall bladder problems and peptic ulcers can show up with worsening symptoms when they eat heavy meals.
Their known side effects include gastro-intestinal discomfort, nausea, and peptic ulcers.
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.
The two most commonly used PPIs for treating peptic ulcers in the UK are lansoprazole and omeprazole, while PPIs also help with symptoms of heartburn and acid reflux.
The findings are noteworthy because patients are sometimes switched from aspirin to clopidogrel (Plavix) as an alternative treatment for aspirin-related peptic ulcers.
Chen Y-H, Lin H-C and Lou H-Y, Increased risk of low birthweight, infants small for gestational age, and preterm delivery for women with peptic ulcer, American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2010, 202(2): 164.
Markku Sumanen and his colleagues of the Health and Social Support Study (HeSSup) showed that the most common childhood adversities like long-lasting financial difficulties in the family, serious conflicts in the family and someone in the family having been seriously or chronically ill were common among peptic ulcer patients than other respondents.
We confirmed length heteroplasmy by use of cloning and sequencing and quantified hydrogen peroxide in the peptic ulcer tissue and blood cells with a Bioxytech[R] [H.
Not only does dysmotility account for 40 percent of the GI problems for which patients seek help, disorders such as peptic ulcer disease and irritable bowel syndrome are complex and difficult to treat.
Tokyo, Japan, June 19, 2006 - (JCN) - Takeda Pharmaceutical announced on June 16 that it obtained additional approval for Takepron (lansoprazole) Capsules 15/ OD Tablets, its proprietary peptic ulcer agent, from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
Robin Warren for their discovery of Helicobacter pylori and its role in gastritis and peptic ulcer disease has again put infectious diseases on to the front page of newspapers around the world.
The introduction of new acid-reducing drug therapies, and the recognition of the potential pathogenic role of Helicobacter pylori has ushered in a new era in the management of peptic ulcer disease, culminating in a sharp decline in elective peptic ulcer surgery.
Complete esophageal stenosis secondary to peptic stricture in the upper esophagus is rare.
A stomach or peptic ulcer is a sore or break in the lining of the stomach or upper bowel (duodenum).