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Published on Mar 1, 2017in Obesity 3.97
Allison Schulman9
Estimated H-index: 9
(Harvard University),
Marwan S. Abougergi5
Estimated H-index: 5
Christopher C. Thompson81
Estimated H-index: 81
(Harvard University)
Objective Helicobacter pylori has been implicated as a risk factor for development of marginal ulceration following gastric bypass, although studies have been small and yielded conflicting results. This study sought to determine the relationship between H. pylori infection and development of marginal ulceration following bariatric surgery in a nationwide analysis. Methods This was a retrospective cohort study using the 2012 Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) database. Discharges with ICD-9-CM cod...
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Published on Dec 1, 2016in BMC Gastroenterology 2.25
Amin Talebi Bezmin Abadi12
Estimated H-index: 12
(TMU: Tarbiat Modares University),
Johannes G. Kusters53
Estimated H-index: 53
(UU: Utrecht University)
Background Infection with Helicobacter pylori is associated with severe digestive diseases including chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, and gastric cancer. Successful eradication of this common gastric pathogen in individual patients is known to prevent the occurrence of peptic ulcer disease and gastric cancer.
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Published on Nov 1, 2014in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 7.73
A. Talebi Bezmin Abadi1
Estimated H-index: 1
(TMU: Tarbiat Modares University),
Yeong Yeh Lee18
Estimated H-index: 18
(Universiti Sains Malaysia)
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Published on May 1, 2008in Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 3.76
Pavlos K. Papasavas22
Estimated H-index: 22
(TU: Temple University),
Daniel J. Gagné21
Estimated H-index: 21
(TU: Temple University)
+ 4 AuthorsPhilip F. Caushaj27
Estimated H-index: 27
(TU: Temple University)
Abstract Background Previous studies have reported a high prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in patients undergoing Roux-en- Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and a greater incidence of anastomotic ulcer in patients positive for H. pylori , leading to recommendations for routine preoperative screening. Our hypotheses were that the prevalence of H. pylori in patients undergoing RYGB is similar to that of the general population and that preoperative H. pylori testing and treatment does not decrease...
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