Does Helicobacter pylori-induced inflammation of gastric mucosa determine the severity of symptoms in functional dyspepsia?

Turkkan E., Uslan I., Acarturk G., Topak N., Kahraman A., Dilek F. H., ...More

JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.44, no.1, pp.66-70, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00535-008-2271-9
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.66-70
  • Keywords: oxidative stress, chronic gastritis, symptom scores, FOLLOW-UP, MOTOR FUNCTION, INFECTION, GLUTATHIONE, BENEFIT
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: No


Inflammation induces some structural and biochemical alterations and oxidative damage in gastric tissue. In this study, we aimed to investigate the relationship among the severity of symptoms, oxidative stress, and grading scales of Helicobacter pylori-induced gastric inflammation in functional dyspepsia.