"Peptic Ulcer" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Ulcer that occurs in the regions of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT which come into contact with GASTRIC JUICE containing PEPSIN and GASTRIC ACID. It occurs when there are defects in the MUCOSA barrier. The common forms of peptic ulcers are associated with HELICOBACTER PYLORI and the consumption of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS).
- Peptic Ulcer
- Peptic Ulcers
- Ulcer, Peptic
- Ulcers, Peptic
- Gastroduodenal Ulcer
- Gastroduodenal Ulcers
- Ulcer, Gastroduodenal
- Ulcers, Gastroduodenal
- Marginal Ulcer
- Marginal Ulcers
- Ulcer, Marginal
- Ulcers, Marginal
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Peptic Ulcer" by people in Profiles.
Vagal things and guitar strings: The evolution of ulcer surgery and the electric blues from Chicago's south side. Am J Surg. 2020 03; 219(3):446-452.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease. Am J Med. 2019 04; 132(4):447-456.
Concise Commentary: Breathing New Life into Antisecretory Medications. Dig Dis Sci. 2018 02; 63(2):411.
How Prepared Are Medical and Nursing Students to Identify Common Hazards in the Intensive Care Unit? Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Apr; 14(4):543-549.
A 15-year-old boy with abdominal pain, growth retardation, and anemia secondary to Helicobacter pylori-associated peptic ulcer. Pediatr Ann. 2015 Mar; 44(3):e67-70.
Improving appropriateness of acid-suppressive medication use via computerized clinical decision support. J Hosp Med. 2015 Jan; 10(1):41-5.
Addicted to acid suppression. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009 Sep; 6(9):497.
The potential predictive value of cyclooxygenase-2 expression and increased risk of gastrointestinal hemorrhage in advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients treated with erlotinib and celecoxib. Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Apr 01; 14(7):2088-94.
Brief report: Reducing inappropriate usage of stress ulcer prophylaxis among internal medicine residents. A practice-based educational intervention. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 May; 21(5):498-500.
Lansoprazole reduces ulcer relapse after eradication of Helicobacter pylori in nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug users--a randomized trial. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2003 Oct 15; 18(8):829-36.