NSAID Gastropathy

  • M. Guslandi
Conference paper


Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are among the most commonly prescribed drugs all over the world. In the United States the number of prescriptions is more than 100 million per year (for about 45 million patients), let alone another 40 billion aspirin tablets sold as over-the-counter drugs [2]. In the United Kingdom and in France the number of NSAID prescriptions reaches 23 million [15, 30].


Gastric Mucosa Gastric Ulcer Nsaid User Human Gastric Mucosa Nsaid Intake 


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  • M. Guslandi
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  1. 1.Gastroenterology Unit, S. Raffaele Hospital and Department of Biomedical SciencesUniversity of MilanItaly

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