Published: 19 July 2016
Author(s): Ching-Hui Hsu, Hsiao-Yun Hu, Nicole Huang, Shen-Shong Chang
Issue: July 2016
Section: Original Article

End stage renal disease (ESRD) contributes to a higher mortality rate in peptic ulcer bleeding (PUB) patients. A crucial question is whether early Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) eradication therapy is necessary for H. pylori-infected chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. To explore whether H. pylori eradication therapy has a lower risk of PUB at the pre-ESRD stage than at the ESRD stage.


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