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World J Gastroenterol. Dec 28, 2008; 14(48): 7361-7370
Published online Dec 28, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.7361
Adverse events with bismuth salts for Helicobacter pylori eradication: Systematic review and meta-analysis
Alexander C Ford, Peter Malfertheiner, Monique Giguère, José Santana, Mostafizur Khan, Paul Moayyedi
Alexander C Ford, José Santana, Mostafizur Khan, Paul Moayyedi, Gastroenterology Division, McMaster University, Health Sciences Centre, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada
Peter Malfertheiner, Klinic fur Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie, and Infektiologie, Otto-v.-Guerike Universitat, Magdeburg, Germany
Monique Giguère, AxCan Pharma Inc., Mont St-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
Author contributions: Ford AC, Santana J, Khan M, and Moayyedi P extracted and analysed the data; Ford AC drafted the manuscript; All authors revised the manuscript for important intellectual content.
Supported by A Grant from AxCan Pharma Inc
Correspondence to: Dr. Alexander C Ford, Gastroenterology Division, McMaster University Medical Centre, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada. alexf12399@yahoo.com
Telephone: +1-90-55212100-76409 Fax: +1-90-55214958
Received: August 30, 2008
Revised: September 4, 2008
Accepted: September 11, 2008
Published online: December 28, 2008
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