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By C. O’Morain, M. Buckley (auth.), Professor G. Gasbarrini, Dr. S. Pretolani (eds.)

A century in the past the Italian pathologist Bizzozero defined the relationships among spiral micro organism and the mammalian gastro­ intestinal tract. for the reason that 1982, while Helicobacter pylori used to be stumbled on, gastroduodenal affliction were thoroughly revised as a con­ series of the result of uncomplicated and medical learn during this box. development in realizing the pathogenesis of this bacterium has been made via learning H. pylori an infection in animal versions. extra particular diagnostic instruments were built utilizing new molecular biology strategies. destiny developments are directed in the direction of getting ready a particular H. pylori vaccine. a brand new category for gastritis, the Sydney approach, together with H. pylori gastritis, was once proposed in 1990. As matters the scientific method of peptic ulcer disorder within the 1990's, the vast majority of authors agree at the value of H. pylori eradication. in addition, fresh scientific reviews recommend that H. pylori an infection will be linked to different gastroduodenal ailments, equivalent to non ulcer dyspepsia and gastric melanoma. Multicenter trials to standardize serological equipment and evaluation the efficacy of latest antimicrobial treatment schedules are deliberate all through varied eu international locations. The fourth Workshop of the ecu Helicobacter Pylori research workforce used to be held in Bologna, Italy, in November 1991. years earlier than Bologna collage celebrated its 9th centennial, giving facts of being the oldest college within the sleek international. therefore the H. pylori tale that has persisted for greater than a century has been mentioned once more on the college with the oldest culture within the world.

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The upper gastrointestinal endoscopy was performed using Olympus GIF XP 10 and XP 20 endoscopes. Biopsies were taken for routine histology and for identification of H. pylori by culture. Esophageal long-term pH recordings were performed on selected patients. H. pylori antibodies were determined by an enzyme immunoassay using acid glycine extract antigen, derived from H. pylori strain ATCC 43504 {= NCTC 11637). Serological evaluation was performed in 59 children with RAP. ) Basic and Clinical Aspects of H.

Pylori infection in pediatric age groups in Finland, but according to studies in adult blood donors H. pylori colonization correlates with increasing age, and the prevalence is in young adults 10% in our country [6]. Even so, our figures are in agreement with those of Glassman et al. [5]. In a more selected 'material the frequency was even as high as 63% [8]. In the present study all children with H. pylori infection had gastritis or duodenal ulcer disease. Without treatment and bacterial eradication, H.

Pylori infection. Responsible for the eradication of the organism is probably the change in gastric milieu in the form of an increase in pH in combination with the bactericidal effect of the antibiotics used. This assumption is supported by the results of the study conducted by Steer et aI, who observed a reduction in the H. pylori colonization density after PGY alone [27]. In addition, in 4/5 patients who underwent vagotomy under perioperative antibiotic treatment and who proved to be H. pylori positive by at least one ofthe three detection methods immediately after surgery, the bacteria were no longer detectable after 3 months.

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