Treatment of Helicobacter pylori
Current Opinion in Gastroenterology, 10/13/2011
Selgrad M et al. – In areas with high clarithromycin resistance, four drug treatment regimens, including quadruple and sequential therapy, have proven the best results as first–line regimens. Treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection is challenged by a dramatic fall in eradication rates all over the world. Newer regimens have been introduced including sequential, quadruple therapies and those regimens provide promising results, but the knowledge about local resistance rates remains the key to an effective therapy.