The Relationship Between Ghrelin Levels and the Presence of Helicobacter Pylori in the Gastric Mucosa in Uremic Patients


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Gursu M., Uzun S., Kaya A. H. , Poturoglu S., Ozturk S. , Kaya B., ...More

TURKISH NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS AND TRANSPLANTATION JOURNAL, vol.22, no.3, pp.264-269, 2013 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5262/tndt.2013.1003.06
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS AND TRANSPLANTATION JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.264-269

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection is an important risk factor for chronic gastritis and peptic ulcer. Ghrelin is mostly secreted by gastric mucosa. The aim of the study is to examine the relationship between H. Pylori and ghrelin levels in uremic patients.