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Gastrin and antral G cells in course of Helicobacter pylori eradication: six months follow up study.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
World Journal of Gastroenterology
1007-9327
Publisher
Baishideng Publishing Group Co
Publication Date
Volume
11
Issue
27
Pages
4140–4147
Identifiers
PMID: 16015680
Source
Medline
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Unknown

Abstract

H pylori infection induces antral G cell hyperfunction resulting in increased gastrin synthesis and secretion. After eradication therapy complete morphological and functional recovery is observed in patients with gastritis. In the DU patients some other factors unrelated to the H pylori infection influence antral G cell morphology and function.

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