When is surgery indicated in the treatment of Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) infection?

Updated: Jul 21, 2021
  • Author: Luigi Santacroce, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Answer

Surgical intervention is not required for patients with H pylori infection, but it may be a consideration for patients with severe complications, such as cancer.

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.


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