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Cure of Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with reflux oesophagitis treated with long term omeprazole reverses gastritis without exacerbation of reflux disease: results of a randomised controlled trial
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    H pylori infection and reflux oesophagitis
    • Jannis Kountouras, Associate Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterologist
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      • Christos Zavos, Dimitrios Chatzopoulos

    Dear Editor

    We read with considerable interest Dr Kuipers' paper [1], that found no significant adverse impact on the severity of reflux disease or its control after two-year omeprazole therapy following H pylori (Hp) eradication, during which time gastritis largely healed. In the commentary by Dr McColl [2] it is stated that, although published data are conflicting, Schwizer et al. reported improvement i...

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