Thailand Consensus on Helicobacter pylori Treatment 2015

  • Mahachai, Varocha (Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital) ;
  • Vilaichone, Ratha-Korn (Department of Medicine, Thammasat University Hospital) ;
  • Pittayanon, Rapat (Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital) ;
  • Rojborwonwitaya, Jarin (Thonburi Hospital) ;
  • Leelakusolvong, Somchai (Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University) ;
  • Kositchaiwat, Chomsri (Department of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University) ;
  • Mairiang, Pisaln (Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, KhonKaen University) ;
  • Praisontarangkul, Ong-Ard (Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University) ;
  • Ovartlarnporn, Buncha (NKC institute of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Songklanagarind Hosptial) ;
  • Sottisuporn, Jaksin (NKC institute of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Songklanagarind Hosptial) ;
  • Pisespongsa, Pises (Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University) ;
  • Maneerattanaporn, Monthira (Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University) ;
  • Sony, Ravin (Department of Internal Medicine Lampang hospital) ;
  • Sirinthornpunya, Siam (Department of Medicine, Rajavithi Hospital) ;
  • Chaiyamahapurk, Orawan (Department of Medicine, Buddhachinaraj Hospital) ;
  • Wiwattanachang, Olarn (Udonthani Hospital) ;
  • Sansak, Inchaya (Udonthani Hospital) ;
  • Harnsomboon, Piyathida (Department of Internal Medicine Lampang hospital) ;
  • Chitapanarux, Taned (Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University) ;
  • Chuenrattanakul, Surapon (Department of Medicine, Phramongkutklao Hospital)
  • Published : 2016.05.01


Management of Helicobacter pylori infection is an important aspect of many upper gastrointestinal tract diseases, such as chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, gastric cancer and mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma. The Thailand Consensus on H. pylori treatment 2015 consisted of 22 national experts who took active roles, discussed all important clinical information and investigated clinical aspects in four workshops, focuising on: (1) Diagnosis (2) Treatment (3) Follow-up after eradication and (4) H. pylori infection and special conditions. Experts were invited to participate on the basis of their expertise and contribution to H. pylori works and/or consensus methodology. The results of each workshop were taken to a final consensus vote by all experts. Recommendations were developed from the best evidence and availability to guide clinicians in management of this specific infection associated with variety of clinical outcomes.


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