Clinical Case Database / Category: Case Based Discussion
Tests for Helicobacter Pylori
Simon J. Leedham, Dawn L. Leeedham
Foundation Years Journal, volume 1, issue 3, p.100 (123Doc Education, London, June 2007)
A 37-year-old man presents to the GP surgery with recurrent episodes of dyspepsia unresponsive to self-medication with over-the-counter Gaviscon and ranitidine. On direct questioning there is no history of weight loss, vomiting, haematemesis or dysphagia. How would you proceed to investigate this patient?
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Simon J. Leedham
Gastroenterology SpR and Clinical Research Fellow
Cancer Research UK
Dawn L. Leeedham
Essex Hepatology Audit
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