Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12779/5841
Title: Extragastric manifestations of Helicobacter pylori infection
Authors: Figura, Natale
Franceschi, F
Santucci, Annalisa 
Bernardini, Giulia 
Gasbarrini, G
Gasbarrini, A.
Issue Date: 2010
Project: None 
Journal: HELICOBACTER
Abstract: 
The possible role of Helicobacter pylori as a trigger for some extragastric diseases has been largely investigated in the last year. There are, in fact, several studies concerning cardiovascular diseases, neurological disorders, diabetes mellitus, ear and eyes diseases, immunological and hematological disorders, liver and bile tract diseases, gynecological and respiratory tract pathologies. Among them, idiopathic sideropenic anemia and idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura still remain the extragastric diseases showing the most convincing results. Concerning ischemic heart disease, there are new interesting data playing in favor of the association, even though there are still some open issues to be clarified. For the other diseases, more studies are needed to clarify the reality of the proposed association.
Description: 
24659
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12779/5841
ISSN: 1083-4389
DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-5378.2010.00778.x
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