Revista Ciencias de la Salud
Print version ISSN 1692-7273
We performed a review not systematic of the literature, taking into account the following search strategy: (((((Dyspepsia [Mesh] OR Peptic Ulcer [Mesh]) OR Helicobacter pylori [Mesh]) AND (Diagnosis[Mesh] OR (Therapeutics [Mesh OR therapy [Subheading])) OR Epidemiology [Mesh]. Search was conducted between 1966 to 2007. Search strategy was adapted each of the databases consulted MEDLINE, COCHRANE, LILACS and SCIELO. We were selected 689 articles by title and abstract with authors criteria, of whom 138 were selected for this review. 6 articles were not obtained because we didn't have access to these journals. The aim of this review is to be able to publicize and clarify certain points in the diagnosis and treatment of dyspepsia.
Keywords : Dyspepsia; peptic ulcer; Helicobacter pylori; diagnosis; therapeutics.