Helicobactor pylori: Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Cure 2002 by R.H. HuntHelicobactor pylori: Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Cure 2002 by R.H. Hunt

Helicobactor pylori: Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Cure 2002

EditorR.H. Hunt, G.n. Tytgat

Paperback | December 1, 2010

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The fifth meeting in the successful series Helicobacter pylori: Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Cure took place in Maui, Hawaii, November 2002. The meeting focused on all current aspects of H. pylori research. Internationally acclaimed basic and clinical researchers explored, in depth, the novel information across the spectrum of H. pylori infection, the characteristics of the organism, the inflammatory and tissue modifying consequences, the overall impact of this infection on a global scale, and new therapeutic possibilities. H. pylori infection, both in man and in the laboratory animal, has become a standard model to investigate fundamental problems in biology, such as microbial-host interactions, intracellular signalling, modulation of inflammation, mucosal atrophic metaplasia, and microbial resistance, to name just a few. The issues addressed in this book are grouped according to their leading theme. Topics include: the new Helicobacters, strain differences of H. pylori and their consequence on microbial-host interactions and the effects of H. pylori infection on the gastric mucosa. The role of H. pylori is explained in relation to: gastric carcinogenesis; gastroesophageal reflux disease; dyspepsia and long-term acid suppression. Eradication therapies are reviewed with respect to their global consequences and problems. The last two sections are devoted to a global update on therapeutic indications and finally on priorities for further research. These proceedings accurately reflect the state-of-the-art presentations delivered by world experts. This latest volume will further enrich this top-class series on H. pylori infection.
Title:Helicobactor pylori: Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Cure 2002Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pagesPublished:December 1, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048157781

ISBN - 13:9789048157785

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