H Pylori Eradication Improves Gastric Atrophy

H Pylori Eradication Improves Gastric Atrophy Even In Elderly Patients With Severe Stomach Damage Long-term H pylori infection is known to cause a condition called atrophic gastritis, where the stomach lining is severely damaged and worn down by chronic inflammation. This condition is particularly prevalent in the older population. Atrophic gastritis, whether it is caused by H pylori or not, can cause significant nutritional deficiencies, especially of vitamin B12. Atrophic gastritis also increases the risk of stomach cancer. Furthermore, atrophic gastritis can be asymptomatic, that is people do not experience symptoms as a result of the condition. This is...