Helicobacter pylori infection, plasma ammonia levels, and psychometric testing in cirrhotic patients

Cesare Hassan, A Zullo, V Rinaldi, P Meddi, S Winn, Af Attili

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Abstract

The role of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection as a cause of hepatic encephalopathy is still debated. This study focused on the relationship between H. pylori, plasma ammonia levels, and intellectual function in cirrhotic patients.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2214-2218
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume94
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Ammonia
  • Female
  • Helicobacter Infections
  • Helicobacter pylori
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Humans
  • Lactulose
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neuropsychological Tests
  • Psychometrics

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