HP eradication: effective for cure (NNT = 14) or improvement (NNT = 9) of functional dyspepsia, especially if eradication is confirmed (NNT = 6)

Question clinique

How effective is the eradication of Helicobacter pylori for the treatment of functional dyspepsia?

L’Essentiel

HP eradication is an effective treatment for cure or improvement of symptoms of functional dyspepsia, especially if there is evidence of successful HP eradication. 1a

Plan de l'etude: Meta-analysis (randomized controlled trials)

Financement: Self-funded or unfunded

Cadre: Outpatient (any)

Reviewer

Mark H. Ebell, MD, MS
Professor
University of Georgia
Athens, GA


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Commentaires

Anonymous

HP treatment effective

Encouraging research on the treatment of H. pylori. Success of treatment and lower likelihood of relapse

Anonymous

Reflux

Le reflux gastro-intestinal est rencontré fréquemment et aller tester une personne pour la présence de helicobacter pylori en vaut la peine vu l’amélioration des symptômes!

ARUP KUMAR DHARA

Impact assessment

Very good