Helicobacter pylori Infection in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

  • O. Pieramico
  • P. Malfertheiner
Conference paper


Non-ulcer dyspepsia (NUD) is a symptom complex which is very common in patients presenting to the gastroenterologist [1, 2]. Several definitions of non-ulcer dyspepsia have been proposed over the years, but none has been definitively adopted [3–6]. A recent working party [5] defined NUD as a clinical syndrome including: upper abdominal or retrosternal pain, discomfort, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, or other symptoms considered to be referable to the proximal alimentary tract and lasting more than 4 weeks and for which no focal lesion or systemic disease is responsible.


Gastric Emptying Pylorus Infection Gastroesophageal Reflux Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Functional Dyspepsia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Pieramico
    • 1
  • P. Malfertheiner
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine II and GastroenterologyUniversity of UlmUlmGermany

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