Helicobacter pylori Infection: Pathophysiology, Epidemiology and Management by T.C. NorthfieldHelicobacter pylori Infection: Pathophysiology, Epidemiology and Management by T.C. Northfield

Helicobacter pylori Infection: Pathophysiology, Epidemiology and Management

byT.C. NorthfieldEditorM. Mendall, P.M. Goggin

Paperback | September 27, 2012

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Now that Helicobacter pylori is generally accepted as a key aetiological agent in gastric cancer as well as the main agent in peptic ulcer, it can claim to be the most important new discovery in clinical gastroenterology of the last decade, and yet there is no up-to-date book available on the subject that is designed primarily for the clinical gastroenterologist. This book aims to fill that niche. It should also be of interest to the basic scientist, to those providing a clinical laboratory service (microbiologists and histopathologists), and to epidemiologists and others involved in clinical research.
Title:Helicobacter pylori Infection: Pathophysiology, Epidemiology and ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:178 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inPublished:September 27, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401049823

ISBN - 13:9789401049825

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Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. Historical and microbiological perspectives; C.S. Goodwin. Epidemiology. 2. Geographical distribution and association with gastric cancer; D. Forman, P. Webb. 3. Natural history and mode of transmission; M. Mendall. Pathophysiology. 4. Pathogenesis of infections due to persistent bacteria at mucosal surfaces; M.J. Blaser. 5. Host responses; J.E. Crabtree, J.I. Wyatt. Role of Peptic Ulcer Disease. 6. Acid secretion; J. Calam. 7. Mucosal defence; P.M. Goggin, T.C. Northfield. 8. Overview; G.N.J. Tytgat. 9. The precancer-cancer sequence; T. Levine, A.B. Price. Role in Gastric Cancer. 10. Biochemical aspects; G. Sobala. Diagnosis. 11. Histological diagnosis; M.F. Dixon. 12. Urea breath tests; G.D. Bell. 14. Serology; D.G. Newell, A.R. Stacey. Treatment. 15. Drug regimens; A.T.R. Axon. 16. Vaccination: possibilities and probabilities; Minhu Chen, A. Lee. Conclusion. 17. Conceptual evolution from gastritis, to peptic ulcer and gastric cancer, to `cystitis of the stomach' and, finally, to a smallpox equivalent; D.Y. Graham. Index.