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Gastric adenocarcinoma: the role of Helicobacter pylori in pathogenesis and prevention efforts
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    Gastric adenocarcinoma: the role of Helicobacter pylori in pathogenesis and prevention efforts.

    The correct statement is as follows: The portion of the stomach within which H. pylori localises has profound impact on its clinical sequelae. H. pylori colonization of the antrum results in increased acid production which may lead to duodenal ulcer formation. On the other hand, infection within the body of the stomach predisposes individuals to atrophic gastritis, which, in turn, may progress to precancerous lesions a...

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    Location of HPylori

    The article states: =======================================================The portion of the stomach within which H. pylori localises has profound impact on its clinical sequelae.18 H. pylori infection within the body of the stomach results in increased acid production and peptic ulcer disease. On the other hand, infection of the antrum predisposes individuals to atrophic gastritis, which, in turn, may progress to preca...

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