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Is upper gastrointestinal radiography a cost-effective alternative to a Helicobacter pylori "test and treat" strategy for patients with suspected peptic ulcer disease?

Authors
  • Rich, M
  • Scheiman, J M
  • Tierney, W
  • Fendrick, A M
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American journal of gastroenterology
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2000
Volume
95
Issue
3
Pages
651–658
Identifiers
PMID: 10710053
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

At the current level of reimbursement, UGI should not be considered a cost-effective alternative to the HP test and treat strategy for the initial evaluation of patients with suspected peptic ulcer disease.

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