Expert calls time on H.Pylori guidelines

A seven-day course of triple therapy should no longer be first-line treatment for eradicating Helicobacter pylori according to an Australian expert. Professor Nicholas Talley, a gastroenterologist and professor of medicine at Newcastle University, says a comprehensive meta-analysis published recently in the BMJ has confirmed long-standing suspicions that widespread clarithromycin resistance is undermining the effectiveness of ...

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