Effect of eradication of Helicobacter pylori on incidence of metachronous gastric carcinoma after endoscopic resection of early gastric cancer: an open-label, randomised controlled trial Lancet 2008; 372: 392¿397

Published: 1st January 2008

Authors: Fukase K, Kato M, Kikuchi S, Inoue K, Uemura N, Okamoto S et al et al.

Conclusion

A total of 544 patients were included. After three years, a second cancer developed in 9 patients who had eradication therapy, and 24 controls: odds ratio 0.35, 95 per cent confidence interval 0.16 to 0.77, P=0.009

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