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How is Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (ZES) treated?

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ZES is treated by reducing the amount of acid your stomach makes. Medications called proton pump inhibitors are usually prescribed. These drug curb the production of stomach acid and allow the ulcers to heal.

If your tumors are cancerous, you may be offered a combination of therapies including surgery, chemotherapy, or targeted drug therapy or radiation.

From: What Is Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: 

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

National Institutes of Health. 

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine-13th Edition (1994). 

Feldman: Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease-7th Edition (2002).

Medscape: "Gastrinoma."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 25, 2017

SOURCES: 

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

National Institutes of Health. 

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine-13th Edition (1994). 

Feldman: Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease-7th Edition (2002).

Medscape: "Gastrinoma."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 25, 2017

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