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Peptic ulcer disease and other acid-related disorders

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Published by Academic Research Associates in Armonk, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Peptic ulcer,
  • Gastric acid -- Secretion,
  • Digestive System Diseases,
  • Gastric Acid -- secretion,
  • Peptic Ulcer

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[edited by] David Zakim, Andrew J. Dannenberg.
ContributionsZakim, David., Dannenberg, Andrew J.
LC ClassificationsRC821 .P468 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 388 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1538777M
ISBN 100962918008
LC Control Number91017219

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Other intestinal enzyme deficiencies produce similar symptoms after ingestion of other simple sugars. Conversely, celiac disease, bacterial overgrowth, infectious enteritis, Crohn’s ileitis, and radiation damage, which affect digestion and/or absorption more diffusely, produce anemia, dehydration, electrolyte disorders, or malnutrition. Acid peptic diseases are a collective disorder affecting millions of people worldwide. A general description about its pathophysiology, symptoms, etiology, complications, diagnosis and treatment. Acid peptic diseases are caused by the excessive presence of acid and pepsin. The two main types of acid peptic diseases are gastric and duodenal ulcer. However, they can also occur at the GJ Stoma, lower end of oesophagus, and Meckel’s diverticulum. Peptic ulcer disease. Peptic ulcer disease remains a relatively common disorder despite its declining incidence. Antisecretory therapy is the keystone of therapy in patients with PUD. Indeed, with the introduction of PPIs, the healing and cure rates have improved by:

genetically and define the outcome of peptic ulcer and other acid-related diseases. Functional polymorphisms in different cytokine genes have been related to peptic ulcer disease. Interleukin 1β, encoded by. IL1B, is a cytokine associated with the inflammatory response to. H pylori. infection and with inhibition of gastric secretion. 19File Size: KB. In Diseases of the Gastroesophageal Mucosa: The Acid-Related Disorders, clinical experts synthesize for the practicing physician all the important developments in the diagnosis and treatment of these very common medical conditions. "This is an excellent book on the clinical evaluation and management of peptic ulcer disease and GERD. This Brand: Humana Press. Peptic ulcers may be linked to cancer and other diseases. Definition (MSH) Ulcer that occurs in the regions of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT which come into contact with GASTRIC JUICE containing PEPSIN and GASTRIC ACID.   Introduction. Peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) are both common acid-related disorders. Management of acid-related disorders in the elderly patient population represents a unique challenge as the epidemiology, clinical presentations, and outcomes may be different from their younger counterparts.1,2 There is also a higher tendency for older individuals to Cited by: 6.