In this episode, Dr. Batchelor answers one of his astute OR nurse’s questions: what is the best way to biopsy the stomach to diagnose H. pylori?
Resources for this episode:
JG Lash and RM Genta. 2013. Adherence to the Sydney System guidelines increases the detection of Helicobacter gastritis and intestinal metaplasia in 400738 sets of gastric biopsies. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 38(4): 424-31. doi: 10.1111/apt.12383
E Lahner, G Esposito, A Zullo, C Hassan, M Carabotti, G Galli, and B Annibale. 2016. Gastric precancerous conditions and Helicobacter pylori infection in dyspeptic patients with or without endoscopic lesions. Scand J Gastroenterol 51(11): 1294-8. doi: 10.1080/00365521.2016.1205129
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