[PDF] Evidence-based guidelines from ESPGHAN and NASPGHAN for helicobacter pylori infection in children

Source:
European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition
Publisher:
European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition
Publication date:
31 July 2011

Abstract

This joint ESPGHAN /NASPGHAN guideline is aimed at the treatment of helicobacter pylori infections in children in Europe and North America. It provides 21 recommendations on how to test; who to test; who to treat; how to treat. The guidelines may need to be adapted to national health care systems, because certain tests or treatment regimens may not be available and/or reimbursed by health insurance programmes.