Acid Related Diseases: Biology and Treatment

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004 - Medical - 522 pages
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This textbook explores the history, biology, and treatment of acid related diseases, including gastric and duodenal ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and the role of H. pylori. The text offers thorough coverage of the subject matter, with an in-depth historical and biological focus. Equal focus is given to the biology and pharmacology of acid secretion and to the specific disease states of ulcers and GERD. This edition is full of new full-color medical illustrations of all aspects of this topic.

  

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Contents

The Production of Acid in the Stomach
1
The Discovery of Ion Pumps
12
The Gastric Acid Pump
23
The Regulation of Gastric Acid Secretion
43
Gastric Acid Secretion
73
Pharmacology of acid secretion
129
Inhibition of the Histamine2 Receptor
138
The Biology of Acid Related Disease
169
Gastric Carcinoid
280
Dyspepsia
292
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
329
Biology
358
Management
371
Consensus
425
Helicobacter pylori
443
Biologic Basis of Gastric Colonization by Helicobacter
459

Intragastric pH
186
Intrinsic Factor
206
Gastric and Duodenal Ulcer Disease
229
Peptic Ulcer Disease
253
Pathogenesis
479
The TwentyFirst Century
507
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