Helicobacter pylori: how to identify a bacterium that can lead to a deadly disease. MCSC expert opinion
Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that lives in the mucous membrane of the stomach and duodenum, causes inflammatory processes, as well as diseases such as gastritis, duodenitis, ulcers and even stomach cancer.
- How to detect an infection?
- What diseases does it cause?
- What will happen if it is not treated?
Dmitry Bordin, Head of the Department of Pathology of the pancreas, Biliary tract and Upper digestive Tract of the MCSC named after A.S. Loginov, MD, answered these and other questions in an interview with the channel of the International Fund for the Development of Biomedical Technologies named after V.P. Filatov FFTV.
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We invite residents of Moscow to take part in a study of the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori and precancerous changes. Participation is free.