oa Modern Medicine - Peptic ulcer disease: aetiology, diagnosis and management
|Article Title||Peptic ulcer disease: aetiology, diagnosis and management|
|© Publisher:||Infixion Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia|
|Publication Date||Jul 1992|
|Pages||37 - 49|
|Keyword(s)||Aetiology, Diagnosis, Gastroenterology, Management and Peptic ulcer disease|
The pathogenesis of peptic ulcer disease is complex, with acid secretion, smoking, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) intake and Helicobacter pylori as potentially reversible components in the ulcer equation.
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