long-term recurrence rate after treatment of helicobacter pylori infection in children and adolescents in estonia.helicobacter pylori infection is common in estonia: 87% of adults and 56% of children aged 9-15 years have been found to be h. pylori seropositive. the aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term recurrence rate after treatment in children and adolescents in a setting of high h. pylori prevalence.200415742994
caga protein seropositivity in a random sample of adult population and gastric cancer patients in estonia.the prevalence of antibodies to caga protein, associated with the risk of developing gastric cancer (gc), was studied in an estonian adult population with a high prevalence of helicobacter pylori (hp) infection and in a group of gc patients.19989512952
diversity of helicobacter pylori genotypes among estonian and russian patients with perforated peptic ulcer, living in southern compare the genomic variation of helicobacter pylori in samples obtained from patients with perforated peptic ulcer, living in the same area of estonia but belonging to different nationalities, 50 non-consecutive patients (32 estonians and 18 russians) admitted in the tartu university hospital in 1997-1999 were studied. gastric samples of antral mucosa were obtained during operation and analysed histologically and with pcr for detection of different genotypes of h. pylori (caga and vaca s and ...200111166991
seroprevalence of helicobacter pylori and caga antibodies in iceland, estonia and sweden.the public health implications from h. pylori infection are considerable but the transmission routes are largely unknown. in this study, the prevalence, patient characteristics and risk factors for helicobacter pylori infection were comparatively investigated in iceland, sweden and estonia. blood samples were collected from 1046 subjects aged approximately 25-50 y (447 in reykjavik, 359 in uppsala and 240 in tartu) for determination of antibodies to h. pylori and its caga protein. the prevalence ...200717654344
peptic ulcer haemorrhage in tartu county, estonia: epidemiology and mortality risk factors.the aim of the study was to assess the epidemiology and mortality risk factors of peptic ulcer haemorrhage (puh) in tartu county, estonia.19979438315
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