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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Helicobacter pylori and peptic ulcer disease: Reexamining the therapeutic approach.
Marshall had implicated as cause of peptic ulcer, is commonly found in poorer countries.
2]-receptor antagonists is of considerable importance in the management of peptic ulcer disease in elderly people.
Peptic ulcer disease can take the form of a gastric ulcer (a sore that develops in the lining of the stomach) or a duodenal ulcer (a sore that develops in the first section of the small intestine).
The cumulative risk of the coprimary end-point, peptic ulcer disease, was 3% in both groups (risk ratio, 0.
In this study, those patients who were having signs and symptoms of peptic ulcer and who underwent upper GI endoscopy were selected.
Peptic ulcer disease (PUD) group and nonulcer dyspepsia (NUD) group were again subdivided into two categories based on prior premedication or no premedication with PPI/H2RA before endoscopy.
By product type, the global peptic ulcer drugs market has been segmented into proton pump inhibitor (PPI), potassium-competitive acid blockers (P-CAB), antacids, H2-antagonists, antibiotics, and ulcer protective.
Often, it is mentioned that the age of presenting with peptic ulcer is more so in older age group owing to extensive use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and aspirin usage.
At enrollment, each participant's information was collected, including age, gender, clinical history (cardiac disease, cerebrovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, fatty liver, gastrointestinal tumor, and peptic ulcer history), antacid medication, details of aspirin use (dose, time), dual anti-platelet medication (the combination of aspirin and clopidogrel), and laboratory results (white blood cell, hemoglobin, platelets, coagulation factors including prothrombin time, activated partial thromboplastin time, international normalized ratio, fibrinogen, liver function, kidney function, blood lipids, and serum gastrin).
Severe indigestion brought on by eating too much rich food, possibly a peptic ulcer.
Madam, the relationship between blood group O and peptic ulcer was proposed initially by Alexander in 1921.
Bleeding from a peptic ulcer is a common medical emergency, and although most upper gastrointestinal bleeding stops spontaneously, 15-20% continues or recurs.
Helicobacter pylori in creases the risk of developing peptic ulcer disease (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B, cohort study), but there is no evidence that treating Hpylori reduces that risk.