Highlights from the 2003 digestive disease week. Best of DDW 2003

Stephen B. Hanauer, Robert H. Hawes, Philip O. Katz, William J. Sandborn, Nicholas J. Talley, Nimish Vakil

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This year's DDW further enhanced our understanding of the pathogenesis of H. pylori-induced gastric atrophy, provided new information on the importance of H. pylori infection in bleeding ulcer disease, and provided new information on diagnostic tests and treatment alternatives for patients with resistant infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)158-179
Number of pages22
JournalReviews in gastroenterological disorders
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003


  • 12 antibody
  • 6-Mercaptopurine
  • Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibody
  • Azathioprine
  • Bleeding ulcer disease
  • Crohn's disease
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Food elimination diet
  • Functional dyspepsia
  • Gastric atrophy
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Helicobacter pylori
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Infliximab
  • NOD2/CARD15 gene
  • Tegaserod
  • Tricyclic antidepressants

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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