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Helicobacter pylori Infection

Pathophysiology, Epidemiology and Management

  • T.C. Northfield
  • M. Mendall
  • P. M. Goggin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Stewart Goodwin
      Pages 1-10
  3. Epidemiology

    1. Michael Mendall
      Pages 21-32
  4. Pathophysiology

    1. Jean Crabtree, Jane Wyatt
      Pages 40-52
  5. Role in Peptic Ulcer Disease

    1. John Calam
      Pages 53-61
    2. Patrick Goggin, Tim Northfield
      Pages 62-74
    3. Guido Tytgat, Michael Dixon
      Pages 75-87
  6. Role in Gastric Cancer

    1. Tanya Levine, Ashley Price
      Pages 88-98
    2. George Sobala
      Pages 99-109
  7. Diagnosis

    1. Michael Dixon
      Pages 110-115
    2. David Tompkins
      Pages 116-126
    3. Duncan Bell
      Pages 127-138
    4. Diane Newell, Alison Stacey
      Pages 139-148
  8. Treatment

    1. Tony Axon
      Pages 149-157
    2. Minhu Chen, Adrian Lee
      Pages 158-169
  9. Conclusion

  10. Back Matter
    Pages 175-178

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Gastritis bacteria cancer epidemiology gastric cancer gastroenterology helicobacter pylori infection infections pathophysiology physiology vaccination

Editors and affiliations

  • T.C. Northfield
    • 1
  • M. Mendall
    • 1
  • P. M. Goggin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MedicineSt George’s Hospital Medical SchoolLondonUK

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