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Helicobacter pylori in gastroduodenal disease

  • R. J. L. F. Loffeld
Review Articles


Helicobacter pylori is a recently described Gram-negative micro-organism, which plays an important role in the pathogenesis of peptic ulcer disease and gastritis. In this paper an outline is given of the history and the pathophysiology ofHelicobacter pylori, as well as the therapeutic studies aimed at eradication of the bacterium in various clinical entities.


Helicobacter pylori Duodenal ulcer Dyspepsia Gastritis Peptic ulcer 


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© Royal Dutch Association for Advancement of Pharmacy 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. J. L. F. Loffeld
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineUniversity Hospital MaastrichtBX MaastrichtThe Netherlands

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