Important progress has been made in the management of Helicobacter pylori infection.
Professor Malfertheiner and colleagues re-evaluated key aspects related to the clinical role of H. pylori in 2015 in this fifth edition of the Maastricht Consensus Report.
In the Maastricht V/Florence Consensus Conference, 43 experts from 24 countries examined new data related to H. pylori
in 5 subdivided workshops.
|43 experts from 24 countries examined new data related to H. pylori in 5 subdivided workshops|
The team reported that the 5 workshops included indications/associations, diagnosis, treatment, prevention/public health, and H. pylori and the gastric microbiota.
The researchers presented the results of the individual workshops to a final consensus voting that included all participants.
Professor Malfertheiner's team comments, "Recommendations are provided on the basis of the best available evidence, and relevance to the management of H. pylori infection in the various clinical scenarios."