Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Epidemiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Pathophysiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Elizabeth A. Marcus, David R. Scott
      Pages 23-34
    3. Nayoung Kim, Yoon Jin Choi
      Pages 53-76
    4. Jung Mook Kang
      Pages 103-110
  4. Diagnosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. Nayoung Kim
      Pages 113-118
    3. Jaeyeon Kim
      Pages 129-133
    4. Yong Hwan Kwon
      Pages 135-143
    5. Hye Ran Yang
      Pages 145-148
    6. Hye Ran Yang
      Pages 149-155
  5. Symptom

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163

About this book


This book presents the current state of knowledge regarding the ability of Helicobacter pylori to colonize the gastrointestinal tract, the global epidemiology of H. pylori infection, transmission routes, the pathophysiology of H. pylori-related gastroduodenal and other diseases, diagnosis and treatment methods, guidelines for eradication, antibiotic resistance, the reinfection rate after H. pylori eradication, and animal models of H. pylori or related Helicobacter infection. The aim is to equip readers around the world with the understanding required in order to implement effective methods of H. pylori eradication and to enhance clinical outcomes for patients. The text is clearly written and is complemented by many helpful illustrations. This book will be a great asset in clinical practice for all practitioners who are involved in caring for patients with H. pylori-related diseases or have an interest in the subject. It will also be a useful source of information for medical students and for intelligent laypeople seeking information on H. pylori.


Antibiotic resistance Gastroduodenal disease H. pylori Colonization H. pylori Eradication Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) Infection Treatment methods

Editors and affiliations

  • Nayoung Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.Seoul National University, Bundang HospitalSeongnam-si, Gyeonggi-doKorea (Republic of)

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-981-287-705-5
  • Online ISBN 978-981-287-706-2
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