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The management of refractory gastric ulcer using H2-receptor antagonists.

Raju, G S ; Bardhan, K D ; Royston, C ; Beresford, J ;
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    BACKGROUND: There is little information on the natural history of refractory gastric ulcer, defined as non-healing on cimetidine > or = 1 g daily given for at least 3 months. SETTING: A district general hospital serving an industrial population. METHODS: Patients with refractory gastric ulcer had their treatment extended and/or the dose increased, and upon healing the majority were put on maintenance treatment with cimetidine 400 mg nightly or 1 g daily and their progress was followed. RESULTS: Of 536 patients with gastric ulcer, 74 (14%) were refractory. Fifty of the 74 (68%) refractory gastric ulcer patients were refractory on their very first course of cimetidine. They had no distinguishing demographic features. Healing occurred in 62 patients (84%) after a mean treatment period of 11.1 months; 28 patients required cimetidine > or = 2 g daily. Eleven of 23 (48%) patients relapsed on maintenance with cimetidine 400 mg compared with seven of 24 (29%) on 1 g daily. A total of 22 out of 62 (35%) relapsed; nine had a second refractory recurrence but none thereafter. Eleven patients were operated upon, seven for failed medical treatment. Only two patients eventually proved to have malignant disease. CONCLUSIONS: Refractory gastric ulcer is uncommon, transient and rarely malignant. Most patients can be satisfactorily managed medically.


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