Closing in on Helicobacter Pylori

Helicobacter pylori gastritis will be included in the ICD-11 classification system following the first global consensus report on gastritis, which details decisions made in Kyoto in 2014.

Although H. pylori gastritis “is the predominant type of gastritis and clinically by far the most relevant,” it is not integrated into the current International Statistical Classification of Diseases in (ICD-10), the authors of a report on the Kyoto meeting write.

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