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Management of Helicobacter pylori infection--the Maastricht IV/ Florence Consensus Report

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  • Peter Malfertheiner
  • Francis Megraud
  • Colm A O'Morain
  • John Atherton
  • Anthony T R Axon
  • Franco Bazzoli
  • Gian Franco Gensini
  • Javier P Gisbert
  • David Y Graham
  • Theodore Rokkas
  • Emad M El-Omar
  • Ernst J Kuipers
  • European Helicobacter Study Group (members, Leif Percival Andersen)
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Management of Helicobacter pylori infection is evolving and in this 4th edition of the Maastricht consensus report aspects related to the clinical role of H pylori were looked at again in 2010. In the 4th Maastricht/Florence Consensus Conference 44 experts from 24 countries took active part and examined key clinical aspects in three subdivided workshops: (1) Indications and contraindications for diagnosis and treatment, focusing on dyspepsia, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or aspirin use, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and extraintestinal manifestations of the infection. (2) Diagnostic tests and treatment of infection. (3) Prevention of gastric cancer and other complications. The results of the individual workshops were submitted to a final consensus voting to all participants. Recommendations are provided on the basis of the best current evidence and plausibility to guide doctors involved in the management of this infection associated with various clinical conditions.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftGut (English Edition)
Vol/bind61
Udgave nummer5
Sider (fra-til)646-64
Antal sider19
ISSN0017-5749
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StatusUdgivet - 2012

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