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Abstract

This survey is in two parts. The first half presents the midcentury model of acid secretion declining with age. The second half explains how I and others were wrong: gastric secretion does not decline with age but with disease, usually the gastritis caused by Helicobacter pylori.

Keywords

Peptic Ulcer Duodenal Ulcer Gastric Ulcer Gastric Secretion Acid Output 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. H. Baron
    • 1
  1. 1.Gastroenterology UnitSt Mary’s HospitalLondonUK

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