Helicobacter Pylori Infection in Pediatric Candidates for Kidney Transplantation

Authors

  • Nakysa Hooman Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Ali-Asghar Children Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Author
  • Mitra Mehrazma Department of Pathology, Ali-Asghar Children Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Author
  • Elham Talachian Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Ali-Asghar Children Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Author
  • Hasan Otukesh Iran University of Medical Sciences Author
  • Shahrbanoo Nakhaii Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Ali-Asghar Children Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Author

Abstract

Introduction. Chronic kidney failure was suggested to have a protective effect against Helicobacter pylori infection in adults. However, data about this effect in children is lacking. This study was designed to ascertain the prevalence, endoscopic findings, and histopathological features accompanying the Helicobacter pylori infection in children with end-sta