duodenal ulcer


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duodenal ulcer

[dü¦äd·ən·əl ′əl·sər]
(medicine)
A peptic ulcer occurring in the wall of the duodenum, the first portion of the small intestine.
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Thus, the patients who diagnosed as gastric and/or duodenal ulcer by upper gastrointestinal endoscopy were investigated retrospectively for atherosclerosis and other risk factors for ulcer hemorrhage.
Milk sometimes relieves pain in duodenal ulcers, but its acid-neutralizing effects are minimal.
3] was effective against duodenal ulcer, its efficacy was tested against histamine induced duodenal ulcer.
Incidence of duodenal ulcer perforation in patients on anti-ulcer therapy.
By day 7, only 7% of patients in the celecoxib group had gastric and/or duodenal ulcers, compared with 25% of those in the naproxen group and 2% of those in the placebo group.
The infection status of patients with an uncomplicated duodenal ulcer or dyspepsia can be reevaluated after treatment if their symptoms recur, using a urea breath test or repeat endoscopy.
Men who had the highest intake of dietary fiber had a 45 percent lower risk for duodenal ulcers than men who had the lowest intake, according to the study, published in the January issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology.
The surgical techniques employed in such conditions as gallbladder removal, appendectomy, and repair of duodenal ulcers and inguinal hernia are relatively simple and can be learned quickly by general surgeons.
Top Companies Participating in Duodenal Ulcer Therapeutics Clinical Trials
Headquarters: Tokyo, President & CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that it has submitted an application for the proton pump inhibitor Pariet (rabeprazole sodium, "rabeprazole") in Japan seeking a further indication expansion for use in the prevention of recurrent gastric or duodenal ulcer caused by low-dose aspirin therapy and the approval of a new 5 mg tablet formulation.
There has not been a single randomized control study for the management of this severe variant of duodenal ulcer disease.