Published online Jan 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i3.639
Revised: November 14, 2013
Accepted: December 5, 2013
Published online: January 21, 2014
Core tip: The review reports current statements about relationship between gastric ghrelin expression and Helicobacter pylori infection. Data present in the literature and emerging from a very recent our study on the anti-inflammatory role of ghrelin and T helper 1 cell response in the stomach during Helicobacter pylori infection are included.