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peptic ulcer

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
peptic ulcerpep‧tic ul‧cer /ˌpeptɪk ˈʌlsə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  MIa painful ulcer inside someone’s stomach
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peptic ulcerRecords of previous admission for peptic ulcer were sought for people in the case and the comparison groups.Some degree of heterogeneity has already been shown in peptic ulcer disease.Bismuth has also become popular in recent years as a treatment in peptic ulcer to eradicate Helicobacter pylori.Endoscopic injection, however, is still the most convenient and cost effective means for the arrest of peptic ulcer haemorrhage.Among the various solutions, epinephrine and pure alcohol are proved to be effective in the arrest of peptic ulcer haemorrhage.From these findings, it can be suggested that pepsinogen genes are involved in the pathogenesis of peptic ulcer.Nevertheless, the data suggest that if levels were more accurate they would have been lower in the peptic ulcer group.
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